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Tips to Protect Your Business from Ransomware
Ransomware is currently a hot topic. In 2019, the FBI received more than 2,000 complaints identified as ransomware, costing consumers and businesses over $8.9 million, according to the bureau’s Core Competency Certification (IC3) 2019 Internet Crime Report. Because attackers are often overseas and can mask their location, it can be difficult to catch them.
5 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft
According to identity theft expert Rob Douglas, approximately 15 million U.S. residents have their identities stolen each year, with losses totaling upwards of $50 billion. One billion records containing personally identifiable information were leaked in 2014. The identity theft problem continues to grow.
Most cyberattacks in the news are in the news because they’ve hit a big company. This leaves small businesses with a false sense of security, but the reality is that small businesses are just as much a target as larger companies. If you have any presence on the Internet, you could be a target.
Cybercrime is one of the fastest-growing types of crime in the world, and it’s not just limited to large retailers or financial services companies. Businesses of all sizes, including motor carriers and owner operators, face the risk of cyber loss.
If you are like many, you are more connected today than ever before. From cell phones to digital personal assistants, our homes are wired to the max. Our phones are smart, our TVs are smart—even our appliances are often connected to Wi-Fi. While these connections bring many conveniences, they may also introduce additional cyber threats into your home.

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