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SMBs Beware: 3 Reasons Why Size Doesn’t Matter for Cyber Criminals

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SMBs Beware: 3 Reasons Why Size Doesn’t Matter for Cyber Criminals
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For many things in life, bigger is better. But when it comes to targeting victims, the mantra for cyber criminals is “size doesn’t matter.” Everyone is fair game, from large enterprises to small firms.

The problem, however, is that while big companies are adding tools to improve their network defense system, some SMBs aren’t making security a top priority — even though they’re increasingly being targeted by cyber criminals.

Here are 3 reasons why SMBs need to take security very seriously ASAP:

1.      Today’s Hackers are Financially Motivated

In the past, most hackers wanted to destroy machines and wreak havoc. While this obviously caused financial damage, that wasn’t the main purpose of the attack. However, today’s hackers are very different than their predecessors. They’re financially motivated, and they focus with laser-like precision on stealing data that they either use to commit identity theft, or sell in the cyber underground.

Read the entire article here, SMBs Beware: 3 Reasons Why Size Doesn’t Matter for Cyber Criminals

Via the fine folks at Devolutions.

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Devolutions Established in 2004, Devolutions is a Canadian-based company located near Montreal, Quebec. The firm currently has over 200,000 users in over 100 countries, and is on a mission to develop innovative enterprise software that helps users cost-effectively, simply and effectively achieve their network management, password management, credentials management and security goals. The firm is also committed to providing exceptional technical support, ensuring an excellent user experience that exceeds expectations, and delivering high performance with superior quality. The firm’s current roster of solutions includes Remote Desktop Manager, Password Vault Manager, Devolutions Server (formerly Remote Desktop Manager Server), and Devolutions Cloud (formerly Remote Desktop Manager Online).

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