By the end of 2019, the estimated global cost of cybercrime will reach $2 trillion — and a single successful phishing attack can cost a small or medium-sized business a whopping $1.6 million. Clearly, neglecting your cybersecurity practices can affect your bottom line in a profound way. Don’t let your business be a part of those statistics — make sure your team is prepared to handle an attack.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month — which means it’s the perfect opportunity to discuss your cybersecurity plan with your team. Are they aware of the protocols, tips, tools, and expectations for how to maintain defense against online attacks? Better yet, do they have a basic knowledge of cybersecurity in general? Without that understanding, explaining the strategies won’t get very far — you’ve got to start with a common language. So how do you get on the same page? Today, we’ve got a place you can start.
In the interest of education (and a little fun-spirited competition) we’ve put together a Cybersecurity Smarts quiz — a quick ten questions to find out how you score on the scale of cybersecurity knowledge. Take the quiz, then share it with your team! Can anyone score a full 100%?