Tagged by: "Fraud Payments"
Ransomware attacks have affected companies large and small across the globe. In May, the WannaCry ransomware spread to organizations in more than 150 countries, affecting more than 300,000 devices. Ransomware encrypts files or locks computer screens and demands that victims pay a ransom—usually in a cryptocurrency such as bitcoin—to regain access to their data. It's become wildly successful for criminals over the past few years. That's the bad news. Read More >
If your business is like most, payments fraud is a serious concern. A record high 74% of finance professionals reported that their organizations were victims of payments fraud in the 2017 Association for Financial Professionals Payments Fraud and Control Survey. Read More >
The worldwide WannaCry ransomware attack in mid-May brought renewed attention to the importance of cybersecurity to businesses in California and across the globe. Businesses in the U.S. weren’t hit as hard as in many other nations, but the attacks should serve as a reminder to organizations of all sizes that they need to take steps to help protect themselves. Read More >
In business, there's no end to the variables that factor into your success and require your attention: How's the economy doing? What are competitors up to? Have customer expectations changed? One concern that may get short shrift among all the other competing demands is payments fraud. Read More >
As a savvy businessperson, you can take proactive steps to protect your business from security threats that continue to grow at an alarming rate. Although cyber security threats change by the minute, some general trends include faster attacks, files held for ransom and far more malicious code, according to the 2015 Symantec Internet Security Threat Report available here to download. Read More >