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The biggest cyberattacks of 2019 so far

by | Aug 13, 2019 | Cybersecurity

Data breach and cyberattacks are now the new norms. 

What can you, as a business owner, learn from some of the biggest companies that have had data breaches? 

In this article, we will be outlining some of the most significant cyberattacks in 2019.

Above all, how these cyberattacks can give you some guidance on the types of IT/Data security you should be thinking about for your company.

Facebook

Back in April, a third party working on behalf of Facebook left two amazon servers unsecured.  Apparently, those servers stored 540 million Facebook user ID’s, account names and interaction data. 

Thus, the lesson learned here is that if you have third parties working with company data, you should be asking them how they secure their systems and your data.

Good examples of these are if you outsource your payroll, HR or finance to a third party. 

Ask them for a clear overview of the security measures they have in place

For a complete list of questions, you should ask your third-party suppliers, click here.