Thoughts on cyber-security
We’ve noticed with everyone moving online and working remotely more talk of cyber-security and related issues.
So we have done a bit of research into this ourselves and this is what we have found. This is not from the point of view of an IT expert but rather what we have discovered and are putting in place in our company.
According to Accenture security breaches have increased by 11% since 2018 and 67% since 2014. And research by the University of Maryland suggests that there are 2,244 hacking attempts every day, that is one every 39 seconds.
And while there is a lot that can be done technically – hacking often comes down to the human behind the computer.
Hopefully you find this informative – we welcome your comments.
Here is some password guidance from Microsoft and a ZDnet article that quotes the FBI’s passphrase recommendation.