It doesn’t matter whether you’re an end user or a business – it’s a difficult task to know how to improve your cyber security and defend yourself from threats you know exist but don’t fully understand!
Yet, cyber criminals tend to draw on similar time-proven strategies, tactics and techniques to target infrastructures, network or personal computer devices to breach, steal or destroy data and information systems.
Malware and phishing are fairly familiar terms, but often the mechanics of these problems remain vague and nebulous even for the most tech-savvy among us. So, whether you’re trying to make sense of the latest data breach appearing in the headlines or investigating an incident of your own, here are the 8 most common forms of cyber attacks in an easy to understand infographic.
Read the full article for more information as well as some of the measures you should put in place to defend against these common forms of attacks and security breaches.
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About Comtact Ltd.
Comtact Ltd. is a government-approved Cyber Security and IT Managed Service Provider, supporting clients 24/7 from our ISO27001-accredited UK Security Operations Centre (SOC).
Located at the heart of a high security, controlled-access Tier 3 data centre, Comtact’s state-of-the-art UK Cyber Defence Centre (SOC) targets, hunts & disrupts hacker behaviour, as part of a multi-layered security defence, to help secure some of the UK’s leading organisations.