According to Technopedia, “A cyber attack is a deliberate exploitation of computer systems, technology-dependent enterprises and networks. Cyber attacks use malicious code to alter computer code, logic or data, resulting in disruptive consequences that can compromise data and lead to cyber crimes, such as information and identity theft.”
Why are some SMEs Targets for Cyber Attacks?
Poor security and a lack of awareness training can leave SMEs ill-prepared for attacks, making them easy targets for cyber criminals.
The threat of cyber attacks is ever-present and isn’t going away. Methods are becoming more sophisticated and ever-increasing connectivity means there are more opportunities for cyber criminals than ever. The risks to businesses are severe: a cyber attack can impact your bottom line, your reputation and even your ability to continue operating.
Check out the link below to find out why small and medium businesses should be concerned and how an attack could happen.