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Hackers successfully attacked 55% of the us SMB companies

Hackers successfully attacked 55% of the us SMB companies

by sigismund » 2016-07-06 09:49:19


researchers from the Ponemon Institute opublikovali statistics on security incidents in the last 12 months.


More than 50% of the us SMB companies (small and medium business) suffered from hacker attacks in the last 12 months. This is stated in the study conducted by the Ponemon Institute.

According to the study, 50% of respondents admitted that their company leaked data. 55% of respondents was under attack, and only 14% said there was no effective protection against cyberattack.



The researchers called the lack of qualified employees the main problem of the SMB-companies. Because in a small firm system administrator, if it is, performs various functions, from security specialist to consultant for typing in the editor.

Among the most common types of attacks researchers call the attack on web applications (49%), attacks using social engineering and phishing attacks (43%), malware (35%).



The researchers also noted that the lack of control and understanding password security policy in SMB companies. In 59% of cases the company has no clear policy and control user passwords, and in 69% of cases, companies have no password policy.
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Hackers successfully attacked 55% of the us SMB companies

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