When Your Boss Doesn’t Want to Spend the Money
“If you spend more time on coffee than on IT security, you will be hacked. What’s more, you deserve to be hacked. “
– Richard Clarke (White House Cybersecurity Advisor, 1992 – 2003)
When Your Boss Says It’s Too Risky
There are risks and costs to a program of action – but they are far less than the long range cost of comfortable inaction.
– John F. Kennedy (35th President of the US)
When Your Boss Doesn’t Get the Stakes
“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and few minutes of cyber-incident to ruin it.”
– Stephane Nappo (Global CISO, Societe Generale)
80% of data breaches involve compromised credentials, making them one of the most common entry points for threats.
– Source: Verizon
The number of data breaches through September 30, 2021 has exceeded the total number of events in full-year 2020 by 17%(1,291 breaches in 2021 compared to 1,108 breaches in 2020)
– Source: Govtech
Did you know? 43% of cyber attacks target small businesses.
– Source: Fundera
Since the pandemic began, the FBI reported a 300% increase in reported cybercrimes.
– Source: IMC Grupo
37% of all businesses and organizations were hit by ransomware in 2021
– Source: Cloudwards
More than 93% of healthcare organizations experienced a data breach in the past few years.
– Source: Cybertalk
Hackers attacked businesses more than 722 million times during the last 30 days worldwide. Over 73% of these hacking attempts were malware attacks.
– Source: Bmmagazine