Cybercrime is rising at an alarming rate. Recent reports from the Office of National Statistics point to an unprecedented double-digit annual increase of 23%. Elsewhere, Risk Based Security’s 2019 Year End Report found a 284% increase in exposed records for 2019 compared to 2018—with the total number of exposed records topping 15.1 billion.
You only have to turn on the news to hear about the latest cyber-attack or data breach. And with the onset of COVID-19, hackers are exploiting societal changes to target businesses.
But with hackers diversifying their attacks, forever finding new and inventive ways to breach security infrastructure, business leaders often don’t know the best way to proceed.
Common questions arise such as: How do I protect my business from the latest threats? Is it really something that will happen to me and, if so, what would the impact be? And, What should I prioritise next in my cybersecurity efforts?
Working with businesses around the world, we’ve come across our fair share of misconceptions and misunderstandings when it comes to cybersecurity. With so many different types of attacks on the scene (malware, magecart, DDOS, SQL, phishing, drive-by download), it’s no surprise that the business community is confused.
Cybersecurity should be a priority for any eCommerce business, especially in a COVID-19 world and with the holiday season nearly upon us. Failing to invest in adequate security can lead to breaches which ultimately lead to regulatory fines. Just take British Airways’ record £183.39 million fine related to a breach of some 500,000 customer records. When it comes to security, burying your head in the sand just isn’t an option.
With our handy infographic, you’ll get a powerful yet concise overview of cybersecurity and why it should form part of your eCommerce strategy. Whether you’re just starting out on arming your business or are upgrading your security, we’ve got the information you need.
Here are just some of the areas that the infographic covers:
- The biggest cybersecurity myths
- The lesser-known cybersecurity facts (that you really should know)
- The high profile retailers hit with data breach fines
- The latest cybersecurity statistics to keep an eye on
Cybersecurity is a complex issue and requires a layered approach to ensure that you keep your data, customers and infrastructure safe. Get in touch with our team to learn more about how we implement industry-leading tools to keep your business safe.