Recent data released by the Federal Trade Commission reveals the staggering extent of financial losses due to fraud. In 2022 alone, consumers reported a shocking loss of nearly $8.8 billion, marking an alarming increase of over 30 percent compared to the previous year. This upward trajectory shows no signs of slowing down.
While cybercrime receives significant attention, a concerning resurgence of more traditional threats, such as theft and fraud, is on the rise. Particularly, criminals have been targeting paper checks obtained from mailboxes and vehicles, exacerbating the risks faced by individuals and businesses alike.
One of the biggest challenges facing organizations today is how to keep their systems secure in the face of constantly evolving threats. The importance of keeping systems up-to-date and fostering a strong internal work culture that emphasizes cybersecurity awareness and best practices cannot be understated.
Technology security is an ever-changing landscape, with new risks coming quickly and that are subtler. The three examples are from real situations that Netlink has helped clients with in the last six months. Our intention is that in sharing them, you will note the sophistication and follow our recommended precautions to keep your organization safe. […]