Who hackers target during a cyberattack

September 15, 2017

People risk having their information stolen every day by using weak passwords, opening malicious emails, and carelessly browsing the web. According to CBTS, in 2016, 1.1 billion identities were stolen. Some of the ways to protect yourself from becoming a victim include: changing your passwords regularly, being observant of sketchy websites, and noticing security measures on websites.

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Cybersecurity: main and emerging threats in 2021

Infographic | January 27, 2022

The progress of digital transformation has inevitably led to new cybersecurity threats. Cybercriminals take advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic, in particular by targeting organisations and companies working remotely. Parliament has adopted its position on a new EU directive that reflects how cybersecurity threats have evolved and introduces harmonised measures across the EU, including on the protection of essential sectors.

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Cybersecurity Statistics for 2022

Infographic | June 10, 2022

If you work in the private sector (and provided you don’t live under a rock) you probably already know that cybercrime is a serious problem. A dastardly cybercriminal can expose finances, compromise customer information, and bring businesses to a halt. Skilled hackers are always finding creative ways to execute data breaches, setting a constant arms race into motion — cybersecurity professionals against cybercriminals.

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DDoS Mitigation: Pushing Business’ Cybersecurity to New Heights

Infographic | April 17, 2023

DDoS mitigation is paramount for businesses to protect against the growing threat of DDoS attacks. Learn about the ever increasing threat of DDoS attacks, the potential impact on businesses, and mitigation techniques to safeguard against them.

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Navigating the cyber security marketplace

Infographic | January 1, 2020

Infographic showing the interactions of the certified cyber security products and services and how they could help you safeguard your systems PUBLISHED Trusted security products and services certified by the National Cyber Security Centre can help reduce vulnerability to cyber attack.

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What is phishing? How this cyber attack works and how to prevent it

Infographic | February 12, 2020

Phishing is a cyber attack that uses disguised email as a weapon. The goal is to trick the email recipient into believing that the message is something they want or need — a request from their bank, for instance, or a note from someone in their company — and to click a link or download an attachment. What really distinguishes phishing is the form the message takes: the attackers masquerade as a trusted entity of some kind, often a real or plausibly real person, or a company the victim might do business with. It's one of the oldest types of cyberattacks, dating back to the 1990s, and it's still one of the most widespread and pernicious, with phishing messages and techniques becoming increasingly sophisticated.

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CYBERSECURITY & DATA PRIVACY

Infographic | January 21, 2020

In 2018, cybersecurity and regulation figure prominently among top trends and priorities, increasing in frequency for the 1,400+ executives we interviewed across 10 industries. CGI can provide a discussion of all available benchmarking from our interview data, including each client’s positioning on topics such as IT satisfaction, IT budgets, innovation investments, digital maturity and more.

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