Top 5 Cyber Attack Risks for Your Business

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Top 5 Cyber Attack Risks for Your Business

Cyber attacks continue to grow, with cyber thieves in pursuit of personally identifiable data that can be sold on the black market. According to the 2015 Symantec Internet Security Threat report, the past year saw a 23% increase in the number of data breaches.

Here are some of the top cyber risks and what they may mean for your business, regardless of size:

Cyber Risk #1: Human Error: Lost and Stolen Laptops and Smartphones

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Cyber Risk #2: Hacker


Cyber Risk #3: Spear Phishing: Social Engineering Targeted at Employees


Cyber Risk #4: Extortion


Cyber Risk #5: Hacktivism: Social and Political “Hactivists”


That’s why we offer extensive information security breach coverage with a variety of limit options and price points.

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  • Online hacking and theft of confidential information such as credit cards or social security numbers, medical or healthcare information, etc.
  • Accidental loss or sharing of personal information
  • The loss or theft of paper records from an office location

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