An Introduction to Our Cybersecurity Tips & Resources PageSubmitted by Reby Advisors | Certified Financial Planners | Danbury, CT on August 23rd, 2018
According to CNBC, cybercrime cost the world $600 billion dollars in 2017, about 0.8 percent of the global GDP. With experts predicting this number to continue to increase, cybercrime is a major transnational threat to political, personal, and economic safety in our world. Although the internet and technology is revolutionizing life as we know it, it’s also creating new tools for hackers to leverage against you.
Right now, identify theft is the fast-growing crime in the U.S. Forbes reported someone became a victim of identify fraud every two minutes in 2014, totaling 17.6 million victims. Cleanup is $500 per person on average, and the financial damage can take years to override.
However, sometimes protecting yourself may be as simple as investing in a strong, powerful password.
That’s why we have elected to launch a Cybersecurity Tips & Resources page, dedicated to you and your protection. Cybersecurity is an ever-changing field, constantly adapting to the new wave of threats. This page aims to provide you with information to safeguard your data and personal information.
CLICK HERE to visit the page for checklists, how-to guides and tips on preventing common cyber threats such as email account takeover, malware, phishing, credential replay, social engineering, call forwarding, and spoofing, as well as how cyber offenders use the newfound data against you.
And please do not hesitate to request additional resources or information.