What are Physical Cyber Attacks and Why Should You Care?

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month!During this Cybersecurity Awareness Month, today's blog answers the question, "What are Physical Cyber Attacks and Why Should You Care?"

 

 

Physical Cyber Attacks

What is it?
Physical cyber attacks use hardware, external storage
devices, or other physical attack vectors to infect, damage, or
otherwise compromise digital systems. This can include…

 USB storage devices
 CD/DVD
 Internet of Things (IoT)

Why should you care?
 Easy to overlook
 Difficult to identify and detect
 Extremely difficult to remove
 Can do anything from installing ransomware, to sending copies of or modifying information systems, to dismantling networks

We've created some great resources and articles on how to stay cybersafe.  Browse through our Weekly Video Tech Tips playlist, and past blogs to find out more.

See our last post on Cybercrime.  As always, feel free to give us a shout if you'd like assistance with ensuring the security of your business.


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