Cyber-security: three useful insights for corporate directors

I just attended a Cybersecurity talk and wanted to share a few interesting insights for corporate directors.

Beware of the four basic types of people performing cyber-attack as each has different motivations influencing his mode of operation: Criminal looking for money, Spy looking for secrets, Hacktivist looking to make a statement and Internal looking to disrupt.

One way to check if your accounts have been breached in a major hack is to visit regularly the website to enter your email address.

According to CSO on-line, the threats to watch in 2017 are ransomware targeting more devices including mobile, manipulating IoT devices to wreak havoc, malware laden mobile phones, and politically motivated hacking that is on the rise and will now target a wide variety of businesses.