The cybersecurity landscape is always evolving. Cybercriminals continue to seek out new ways to exploit vulnerabilities and security specialists release new patches and protocols to counter or mitigate threats. Amid the constant flux, it is possible to hone in on several key factors that are contributing to the increased threat level facing SMBs.
Facilitating sales online is hugely beneficial for wholesalers, distributors and manufacturers. However, doing so requires high levels of data security, and many of these firms have less experience in e-commerce than their B2C counterparts.
With the Christmas season upon us again, protect your business. Do not click on Christmas messages and links and attachments received by email unless you are totally sure of their source. You may inadvertently download a virus onto your business system. As an extra precaution do not forward or share any received Christmas emails received to your work email address without checking its source. If your organisation does not have an email policy to cover this type of issue, perhaps it’s time to implement one!