The past year has been an uncertain and stressful time for the whole world. Many people are working remotely, However, the majority have never worked from home before so will be learning and adapting as they go. This can lead to a lot of uncertainty and nervousness, which is one of the prime elements for phishing scams.
Cyber-criminals prey on people’s uncertainty for their own personal gain. There has been a sharp rise in cyber attacks since the beginning of the pandemic, especially in the form of phishing scams.
A phishing scam is a type of cyber attack where the perpetrator’s intentions are to gain sensitive information from the victim. This can include bank details, passwords etc. It could also lead to a ransomware attack, where the perpetrator may steal your data and demand money for its ‘safe’ return.
How does this impact businesses? If an employee is sent one of these phishing emails and opens it, this could compromise your Business IT security and lead to a ransomware attack, costing your company thousands. It could also potentially lead to a breach in data protection and therefore possibly a large fine and/or loss of trust with your customers.
Our highly qualified IT security specialists have years of experience in creating and implementing security solutions and strategies for all business types and requirements. They can create a comprehensive solution which best suits your environment and vulnerabilities as well as providing support, advice and training elevating any concerns or queries you or employees may have.
Tecnica‘s IT specialists not only help prevent cyber attacks, but also ensure that you have a continuity plan in place. By having a business continuity plan, you can be rest assured that your business can continue to operate regardless of external factors.
Key to combating cyber attacks: Protect, prevent, detect, respond.
Contact us today to discuss how our specialists can aid you in protecting your company, even during uncertain times.