Barely a day goes by without a cybersecurity incident being reported in the news. Retailers, law firms, media organizations, hospitals, the federal government, and the Democratic National Committee, to name a few, have been recent victims of criminal hackers. These criminal attacks come in many different forms such as hackers accessing company servers to steal personal identifying information, credit card information, or emails.

This past year, many companies were the victims of "phishing" scams in which hackers impersonated company executives and convinced employees to wire funds to fraudulent bank accounts or to send the hackers employee W-2s so that they could file fraudulent tax returns. Ransomware incidents, which involve hackers locking businesses out of their computer systems until a ransom is paid, are also becoming commonplace. More >




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