The ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine has led to a sharp rise in cyberattacks. While many of the attacks are between these two countries, there is very real potential for other countries to fall victim to cyberattacks by Russia, thanks to the sanctions placed upon it.
A new report has discovered that 67% of remote workers are using faulty tech when they work remotely. And often that’s because they’ve accidentally damaged the tech themselves… they don’t want to admit it to their boss in case they get into trouble.
It seems like we’re talking about cyberscams a lot at the moment. And now there’s another new trick you need to be aware of. Cybercriminals are smart. They’re forever coming up with new ways to infiltrate your devices and networks to access your valuable data.
The average office worker sends and receives around 121 emails every day. While that sounds like a lot, what’s more shocking is that 3 billion phishing emails are sent each day. They account for 1% of all email traffic.
What’s a phishing email? It’s an email sent by cyber criminals that pretends to be from a trusted source, such as your bank, Amazon, or a delivery company.
While the cybersecurity of your business should always be a high priority, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine means that businesses may be at an increased risk of cyberattack. Although there is no direct threat at present, the West is placing a range of sanctions on Russia.
How to ensure your business’s spend on IT is an investment, and never an expense
No matter what kind of business you run, technology sits at the heart of it today. And it’s going to become more and more important in the future.
Big business thinkers see IT as a long-term investment.