Learning basics of IT-Security, Cybersecurity: How Cybercriminals Choose Their Targets | Pedalogica: educación y TIC | Scoop.it
Attackers look for companies with poor defenses and a lack of security skills, so no business, not even an SMB, is immune.


Cybercriminals are looking for low-hanging fruit. Their targets are companies with poor defenses, a lack of security skills, and vulnerable end users. They're looking for unlocked doors and open windows. The path of least resistance will always be the one most beaten down by bad guys.

There are many other reasons a cybercriminal might target your company and your employees, but the message is the same: No business, no individual is immune. Whether you're Sony or a mom-and-pop shop, you may be a target today. How you respond to that threat could make the difference between being safe and being breached.


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