Kelly Beaudoin, of Hub International explains the huge increase in cyber security #ransomware loss. The amount of loss is now over 20 billion dollars. Bad actors have taken to the web to commit #whitecollarcrime. These wrongdoers are taking advantage of businesses that had to quickly pivot to a stay at home working model due to the #pandemic.
Jeff Heather, Principal at North Light IT explains what #ransomware and #extortionware is. #whitecollarfraud scam artist have become a lot more sophisticated and with more people working from home, we are more vulnerable than ever. Jeff warns against opening emails and links that you don't know that can lead to you being a victim of a #fishingscam or having a #computervirus.
Attorney John Weaver joins me to discuss what happens when a company is dealing with a cyber breach. John is a cyber attorney that is retained to quarterback the response. He explains the first 24 to 48 hours is extremely important. John also helps companies to prevent and minimize their risk in the cyber world. #cyberbreach #ransomware #whitecollarcrime