Wednesday, April 9, 2014

News Scan: SMBs feel immune from cyberattacks...

Three-quarters of small and mid-sized businesses reportedly believe they are too small to be of interest to cyber criminals, and therefore safe from cyberattacks. That is the finding of new research from security firm Kaspersky Labs. In addition, 59 percent of the companies surveyed said the information they hold would not be of interest to cyber criminals. Neither of which are the case, an article at Computer Weekly says. "Whether it is a supplier, a partner or a customer, SMEs tend to have links to other, larger companies. With this in mind, cyber criminals increasingly target SMEs to get information that will enable them to access the larger company's infrastructure," the article quotes David Emm, senior security researcher at Kaspersky Labs as saying.

(Read my complete article at FierceCIO)

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