The next few days will see millions of consumers purchase goods online. However, the Black Friday period can also be lucrative for cybercriminals, who will try and take advantage of the transactions and financial information shared.
Our IT team recommend being extra aware of the risks, including phishing scams, fraudulent websites, and unprotected financial transactions.
Sadly, small businesses are 50% more likely to be targeted than larger enterprises. Cybercrime is now much more prominent than in previous years. So, it’s never been more crucial for businesses to stay vigilant and protect their data and brand reputation. Here are our Top Safety Tips:
Staff Security Awareness
As most security breaches occur due to a human element, Cybersecurity awareness training should be available for all staff. Awareness training reduces the risk as cybercriminals rely on an end-user clicking a link to initiate a phishing scam.