A study carried out by the independent educational charity Demos indicates that people in the US are surrendering to cybercrime.1 Individuals and companies also lack confidence in their government's ability to intervene and provide law enforcement and the legal system with the resources and skills needed to catch and prosecute data breach perpetrators.
How vulnerable is your organization to a cyberattack? With the number of cyberattacks continually on the rise, it's no longer a matter of if your organization will be targeted, but when. According to Accenture’s study, over the past five years, security breaches have increased by 65%.1 These attacks have had devastating effects on a company, such as disruption of business, a damaged business reputation leading to loss of clients, decreased sales and profits, and lawsuits.
How vulnerable is your company to a cyberattack? A cyberattack can cost your business millions in downtime and lost productivity. According to the 'Evil Internet Minute' report released by RiskIQ, by 2021, cybercrime will cost the globe an average of 11.4 million U.S. dollars per minute.
CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeadingIT, a cybersecurity and technology support company in the Chicagoland area, outlines the plans for its team and clients for the end of the year, as well as the strategy it has to grow in 2021.
2020 has brought unprecedented changes to the business world and changed how many companies in the world run their operations due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Your small business relies on your networks and computers for its day to day operations. You use them to communicate with clients and vendors, store sensitive client data, and make vital business decisions. For this reason, you need to employ the highest standard of cybersecurity to protect your system.
How different will the cybersecurity landscape be for your Chicagoland organization in 2021? Here are our top five predictions to help you prepare for the future:
1. Ransomware Will Increase In Both Scope And Severity
Ransomware has rapidly grown to be one of the most prevalent cyber-attack vectors in the last few years.
A widespread misconception for small businesses is the notion of security through obscurity - that your organization is 'not big enough' to be a target. On the contrary, the reality is that SMBs are hit hardest by cyberattacks.1
It's no secret that incidences of cybercrimes have continuously been soaring in the recent past.
A recent report from Microsoft sheds light on the current state of cybercrime.1 The software giant released of its annual Digital Defense Report, which analyzes cybercrime over the past 365 days, to the public. The analysis shows how adaptable hackers have proven to be.
With a world that is becoming highly connected, there is a corresponding rise in cybercrime threats. A recent study by the University of Maryland and published in an article in Security Magazine shows that, on average, an internet-connected device is hacked every 39 seconds.
CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeadingIT, a Chicagoland technology and cybersecurity support company, has teamed up with Extra Life to raise money for hospitals that treat sick or injured children.
Each year, the IT company’s team sets their fundraising goals and invites sponsors and donors to help them hit their targets as they participate in marathon gaming sessions organized by Extra Life.