As a company director and member of the board, you don’t have to be an IT expert to understand that cyberattacks pose one of the most significant risks to your organisation. Here is a director’s guide to cyberattacks.
Cyberattacks are happening more frequently and are evolving in terms of their sophistication. Here are 13 types of cyberattacks that boards should consider.
Cyberattacks can happen for a variety of reasons and in a variety of ways. Cybercriminals are often attracted to organisations due to the weaknesses in their security policies, practices, or technology. If you sit on a board, you should know your organisation’s cyber strengths and weaknesses.
What is a cyberattack?
In a cyberattack, a criminal attempts to exploit an IT system to perform theft, extortion, disruption, or any other unlawful activity.
Cyberattacks can come from people within an organisation, but in the main, they are performed by criminals outside an organisation.
A guide to cyberattacks – 13 of the most common types
A computer system can be infiltrated in many different ways, but most cyberattacks follow pretty similar techniques. Following are 13 examples.