The above infographic highlights just how vulnerable the world is to cyber attacks.
It’s pretty remarkable when you think about it. Cyber crime costs billions of dollars annually and affects millions of Americans. Often times, cybercriminals aren’t just going after individuals for the sake of causing a little mayhem. Often they’ll try to steal a person’s identity, or hijack credentials to gain access to personal financial information or corporate network. And, ultimately, banks are the No. 1 target for hackers.
It’s only a matter of time before an attack hits close to home. Network monitoring and network security are a significant part of the battle. So is education, both for your own staff and (as much as possible) for the customer. There’s no fool-proof solution, however.
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