Don’t Let Them Hijack Your Company

In 2017 the WannaCry ransomware rapidly spread worldwide attacking computers running Microsoft Windows operating system by encrypting data and demanding $300 ransom payments in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. It is estimated that nearly 300,000 organizations worldwide were affected, and the total damage ranged from hundreds of millions to billions of dollars.

Leoni AG, a leading manufacturer of wire and cables, was scammed out of €40 million (approximately $44 million) when a finance employee in the company’s Romania office was targeted by a phishing email claiming to be from the company’s senior German executives. This situation is another one of those phishing attack examples that demonstrates the importance of training employees to identify phishing emails.

At KOPYR, can run carefully planned, simulated phishing attacks to help you find out how vigilant your employees are and how they can be trained further.

Advancements in technology and cloud applications have significantly improved the success and profitability of businesses worldwide.  However, the increased adoption and demand continuous and unrestricted connectivity has also generated new and more complex cyber risks and security challenges, impacting companies of all sizes and industries.  These cyberthreats are rapidly growing and evolving with seemingly no end in sight.  To protect your business, you must implement a comprehensive cybersecurity program that incorporates a robust combination of equally advanced security strategies and solutions. 

See our 10 must-have strategies to combat cyber threats.