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Business Owners’ Increased Use of Technology Creates New Gateways for Cyber-Criminals

As digital regeneration of business gathers pace, cyber attack risks increase.

'Connected technologies like artificial intelligence, drones, robotics or wearable sensors have the potential to be game-changers. But business owners beware, connected technologies also increase the chances of a cyber attack because they give cyber-criminals new access points if not properly protected. Research shows that 91 percent of business owners use one of these technologies, but 48 percent are unconcerned they will increase the likelihood of a cyber-attack.'

Click here to read more. Once upon a time business premises in the real-world had to be significantly hardened due to the presence of cash in almost every shop, office, and factory. Today, that risk has shifted away (excepting high cash shops, and certain types of activity like bars) towards scams, phishing, ransomware, and more.

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