It seems as though data breaches at both large companies and small businesses are becoming more and more common. For a business owner, that can feel pretty daunting.
But it doesn’t have to! The article you’re reading right now is the first in a series designed to provide you with the knowledge you need to understand and prevent cyberattacks.
Ready to begin? Good.
Let’s start with the basics.There are four main types of cyberattacks. These include:
The various types of cyberattacks include: Malware — malicious software intended to damage or disable computers or computer systems. Ransomware — A type of malware designed to block access to a computer system until money is paid. Phishing or vishing — Sending emails acting like a reputable company to convince people to give out personal information. Voice phishing, or vishing, is gaining access to private personal and financial information over the phone. Masquerading or social engineering — An attack that uses a fake identity to gain unauthorized access to a personal computer.
In the end, protecting your data and personal health information is vital.