October 1, 2022
In 2004, the National Cybersecurity Alliance launched Cybersecurity Awareness Month in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The campaign is a collaboration between the government and private industries to raise awareness about online security. This year’s theme is “See Yourself in Cyber.” It focuses on the people part of security. Taking simple steps to increase your organization’s security can dramatically improve it.
According to the latest article in CyberNews, “Threat actors can‘t get enough of US-based businesses, research by cybersecurity firm NordLocker revealed. A staggering 46% of all ransomware attacks impact businesses operating from the U.S.” Furthermore, “Small businesses are top targets for ransomware gangs because, for them, cybersecurity is often an afterthought.” Organizations in Michigan should also take notice. “Researchers have also found that the amount of attention states receive from cybercriminals differs. Michigan is the most affected by ransomware”.
This year’s cybersecurity month topics include:
Simple steps you can take today to increase your cybersecurity posture:
Come back to the Dewpoint Resource Center during the month for more cybersecurity topics and tricks and tips to keep your organization and employees cybersafe, or contact us today to start a conversation on cybersecurity.