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Barney & Barney: Cyber Hacking Tactics - Coming From All Angles

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In the latest Boardroom article, Mike Grant, Principal and Director of Commerical Division at Barney & Barney, discusses the new and creative angles cyber criminals are using to access companies' money and data.  Grant points out that "Cyber crime has become the new norm, with 39% of breaches targeting companies smaller than $100M in revenue."

While traditional attacks range from hacking servers and stolen laptops to spear phishing emails, newer attacks can involve creative strategies such as spoofing a vendor's email to request payment to a new account.

Grant recommends a range of counter-strategies including employee training and request confirmation, as well as Cyber/Data Breach insurance.

Read the full article here.

 

 

 

 

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