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Cybersecurity Threats: Let’s Face the Reality

Looking back at the year 2018 when the news of cybersecurity attack was hitting headline regularly, it had become a matter of sincere concern for the corporate world.

In this article at Intelligent HQ, the author explains the staggering realities of cybersecurity threats to guard your organization in 2019.

Prevention is Better Than Cure

Many organizations are still ignorant of the cyber threats looming around their businesses. With fast moving digital technology, it is tough to keep up the security defenses but that should not be an excuse to slack on your company’s digital security. Thereby, follow the list below to remain updated about the advance cybersecurity threats:

  1. Ransomware as a Service: Acquire enough knowledge of ransomware which is turning easier for even the local hackers to use. The ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack has affected many firms across the globe in the recent past.
  2. State Sponsored Cyber attacks: The spying and hacking tools are gradually becoming accessible for both cyber-offense and cyber-defense. The cyber threat may be used to make peace between nations while states opt for it because it is more hazardous than conventional warfare.
  3. Insider Threats: The most successful cyber attacks occur inside the organization, caused by malicious people within the organization. The insiders can easily access the system and know all its weaknesses. Hence, the insider threat has outgrown in time and the organization needs to be vigilantly in 2019.
  4. Privileged Access: Lack of appropriate governance has been the root cause of data breach in 2018. Not just the employees are responsible for the administration of systems and networks, but also suppliers, contractors, and vendors are equally responsible for it.

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