- A Clark School study at the University of Maryland determined that cyber attacks take place every 39 seconds on average.
- The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), has reported a 300% increase in cyber-crime since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Humans are often the best line of defense against cyber attacks. In 2019, Cybersecurity firm Cofense cited an an example in which a phishing attack launched against a major healthcare organization was stopped within 19 minutes thanks to employees who reported suspicious emails to their security operations center (SOC).
2020 has been an interesting year to say the least. With that being said, let’s take a quick look at 3 alarming cybersecurity findings and some simple measures you can take to protect yourself from cyber criminals.
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