5 things businesses need to know about Cyber attacks in 2018

Date: 19th March 2018

Cyber-crime costs the UK economy billions of pounds every year, but it’s not just large companies that are at risk. SMEs are now firmly in the firing line as they’re often woefully unprepared.

Nearly half of UK businesses suffered some sort of cyber breach in the last financial year, Government figures show [i].

The most common attacks were via fraudulent emails, either through staff unwittingly revealing passwords or opening dangerous attachments.  Viruses and malware were the next most frequent types of attack.  This sends out a clear message to SMEs that they need to take cyber-crime extremely seriously in 2018…