The survey states that many of the businesses attacked were not aware of the attacks and didn’t have the necessary infrastructure to deal with the issues.
With cyber crime on the rise, security is a high priority issue. But many businesses, especially SMBs that lack human power and IT resources, are not prepared to combat cyber-attacks. If your business doesn’t have the roadmap to fight cyber crimes, here is a basic advice from ESET’s blog Welivesecurity.com that offers a series of steps and cyber security survival tips. The steps included are:
- Assess your assets, risks, resources
- Build your policy
- Choose your controls
- Deploy the controls
- Educate employees, execs, vendors
- Further assess, audit, test