The threats posed to high-tech organisations are wide-ranging, varying from IP theft to ransomware. Attacks designed to gain access to systems and data at rest are not uncommon. Big tech companies store and process huge volumes of data per second making them a sure target for bad actors.
25% of all cyber attacks in 2019 were directed at the tech sector.
The targets of phishing emails opened more than 70% of them. Phishing attempts happen on a weekly or daily basis for 57% of businesses.
The database breach was recorded as 5 billion in 2021. LinkedIn was breached, exposing 700 million records while Facebook had more than 533 million accounts breached.
Dionach has assisted business to build strong foundations for security, compliance, and operational excellence for 23 years.
High tech companies – and their employees – generally have a higher risk appetite than their counterparts in other sectors. Also, they tend to be early adopters of new technologies that are still maturing and are therefore especially vulnerable to attacks and exploits. As a result, high-tech organizations typically have a very large attack surface to protect. Increasing cybercrime requires that a cybersecurity strategy that addresses specific cyberthreats in the technology sector which evolves around the following components-
Dionach’s cyber security experts have a solid history of working with technology companies, from startups through industry leading tech organisations. As a trusted cyber security partner for technology organisations, our long standing 23-year background, combined with our in-house innovation and research team enable us to stay on top of the latest cyber security threats to technology and empower organisations to meet the challenges faced in today’s complex cyber security landscape.
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