Even though today is April Fool’s Day, it’s important to recognise that some things shouldn’t be joked about. With almost 40% of businesses being the target of a cyber-attack in 2021 – many of which are SMEs with a distinct lack of cyber security – cybercrime has become no laughing matter.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to cybercriminals becoming bolder and developing new and dangerous tactics. As people spend more and more of their time online and businesses become increasingly dependent on connectivity and collaboration platforms to remain productive, cybercriminals have spotted an opportunity to take advantage of underprepared individuals and organisations.
This April Fool’s Day, we are discussing the importance of effective cyber security. Whether you are a small business or a multinational enterprise, here are the reasons why you should be striving to have the most resilient cyber security possible.