A business falls victim to a cyber attack approximately every 14 seconds. Depending on the type of cyber attack and the size of the business, the costs can be up to well into six or seven figures. Nearly 60% of small businesses that were victims of cyber attacks end up shutting their business down permanently within 6 months.
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The health sector is not immune to phishing attempts. To prevent cyber attacks, it is essential to be well prepared. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have seen a significant increase in the number of phishing campaigns, ransomware attacks and social engineering.
With the pandemic, telework was introduced at a breakneck speed in many organizations, which have seen their IT security risks increase. Attempts at phishing, ransoming and other data theft or malicious traffic disruptions have increased as fraudsters are taking advantage of the vulnerabilities resulting from people working from home.
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton announced the acquisition of VARS, recognized for its cutting-edge information security expertise. The firm is therefore positioning itself as a leader in cybersecurity advice and solutions for businesses in all sectors and of all sizes.