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The Top IT Security Threats that SMEs should be afraid of
By Calligo on 18 November 2019
notorious malware and ransomware attacks to intelligent social engineering techniques to the newer “juice-jacking” and public Wi-Fi hacks. So the question to ask is – are you aware of the top IT security threats that are affecting SMEs?
Small businesses are frequently being targeted by cybercriminals, with the number of attacks and those affected expected to rise. This is usually because SMEs may not have the internal resources or expertise to hand or have the necessary IT security processes and policies in place. Adding limited employee cybersecurity awareness into the mix makes SMEs prime targets for a cyber-attack.
Percent of Cyber Attacks Target Small Businesses*
To help raise cybersecurity awareness, we have selected the top 9 IT security threats that we most frequently spot threatening our SME clients’ networks.