What is Phishing?
A form of fraud in which the attacker tries to learn information such as: usernames, passwords or
credit card numbers by pretending to be a reputable entity or person in email.
The Rising Threat to Business
76% of individuals say remote work would increase the time to identify and contain a data breach.2
Cybercrime costs U.S. businesses $8.64 million a year.1
IDENTIFY AN ATTACK
When asked the question "What is phishing?" only 49% of U.S. workers were able to answer correctly.1
CAUSES OF A DATA BREACH
Nearly half (49%) of data breaches are a result of human error and system glitches.2
80% of data breaches contain personally identifiable information (PII) at an average cost of $150 per record.3
Only 14% of email-based attack schemes are malware. Cybercriminals are more likely to use spear phishing,
CEO fraud and impersonation tactics.3
What is Ransomware?
Ransomware is a form of malware that encrypts a victim's files. The attacker
then demands a ransom
from the victim to restore access to the data upon payment. Users are shown instructions for how to pay a fee to get the decryption key.
What is a Malware Attack?
A malware attack is where a computer system or network
is infected with a computer virus or other type of malware. A computer compromised
by malware can be used
by cybercriminals for
several purposes including stealing confidential data, carrying out other criminal
acts or damaging data.
The U.S. has the highest average cost of a data breach at $8.64 million.2
COST of an ATTACK
Every 11 Seconds
Experts predict that there will be a ransomware attack on businesses every 11 seconds by 2021, up from every 40 seconds in 2016.5
Every 20 Seconds
A new phishing site launches, on average,
every 20 seconds.4
CYBER CRIME ON THE RISE
Yet 60% of organizations
believe it’s inevitable
or likely they will suffer from
an email-borne attack
in the coming year.5
55% of companies do not
provide awareness training
on a frequent basis.5