Does your business keep sufficient backups?
With the ever-increasing risk of cybercrime across the world, and the global pandemic forcing people to work remotely, more and more businesses are leaving themselves open to cyber attacks. Unfortunately, since the outset of COVID-19, LoughTec has seen an increase in the number of brute force cyber attacks on businesses.
Ransomware attacks are on the rise and they’re estimated to cost companies across the globe £15 billion by 2021. That equates to claiming a victim every ten seconds. In the hacker’s eyes, it is the perfect crime – payments are untraceable. Companies that pay ransoms are also helping to fund further crime and have no guarantee that they will get their data back.