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60% of Small Businesses Close Permanently Within 6 Months After a Cyber Attack

https://www.denverpost.com/2016/10/23/small-companies-cyber-attack-out-of-business

The inconvenient truth about cyber attacks is that the majority are actually launched against small to medium sized businesses. The attacks are becoming more numerous and more sophisticated, and the impact to small businesses can be catastrophic.

Here are the technologies that CFO’s are expecting their organizations will need in the next 2-3 years.

https://www.ibm.com/blogs/insights-on-business/gbs-strategy/finance-leaders-unlocking-potential-digital/

NEW MALWARE DISCOVERED THAT TARGETS CRYPTOMINING

http://www.securityweek.com/crypto-mining-attack-targets-web-servers-globally

THE MOST OVERLOOKED CYBERSECURITY DEFENSE TACTICS

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities—threats/doh!!!–the-10-most-overlooked-security-tasks/d/d-id/1330820

CYBER DEFENSE IS EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3248824/data-protection/who-should-be-responsible-for-cybersecurity.html

Does the FTC have to impose larger fines to get companies to improve their cybersecurity?

https://spectrum.ieee.org/riskfactor/computing/it/will-us-corporations-ever-take-cybersecurity-seriously

Facebook Allowed Political Ads That Were Actually Scams and Malware

Traditionally, Facebook has been reluctant to review ads before they show up on its platform. From CNBC:

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/05/facebook-political-ads-were-actually-scams-and-malware.html

EUROPOL Study Shows Increases in Ransomware, Data Breaches, Payment Fraud

https://www.europol.europa.eu/activities-services/main-reports/internet-organised-crime-threat-assessment-iocta-2017

The Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2017 Report Now Available

Click here to download:

https://www.europol.europa.eu/activities-services/main-reports/internet-organised-crime-threat-assessment-iocta-2017

CyberSecurity Ventures Predicts That Cybercrime Damages Will Cost the World $6 Trillion by 2021

The frequency and cost of cyber crime attacks continues to grow rapidly:

https://www.herjavecgroup.com/cybercrime-report-2017/