Cyberangels and Qonto announce a new partnership to ensure greater online security for their users. The partnership includes the publication of 3 articles on the Qonto blogThey will explore ways in which companies can protect themselves and their sensitive data from digital threats.
This collaboration brings together Cyberangels' expertise in cyber security with Qonto's global presence in financial management for small and medium-sized enterprises. This union aims to provide customers with the information and tools they need to safely navigate the digital age.
1st Publication 29/12/2022
Cybersecurity and SMEs: the situation in Italy and worldwide
Considering the data provided by the '2022 Report on ICT Security in Italy by Clusit', we can understand how real and growing the threat of cyber attacks is in our country.
The analysis shows that the sectors with the largest increase in attacks compared to the previous period are Manufacturing (+34%), Healthcare (+2.2%), ICT (+11.5%) and Financial/Insurance (+76.7%).
The most exploited cyber attack to hit companies has been malware, a special type of software that can infiltrate computers, mobile phones and company networks without our knowledge in order to steal sensitive information (personal data, confidential information, etc.).
But Phishing (+63.8%), Identity and Account Theft (+12.9%) and DDos attacks (+308.3%) also increased significantly compared to the past.
To make the cybersecurity topic even more global, the factor of the war in Ukraine has been added: 90% of the cyber-operations made to countries in the NATO area come from Russian actors, according to the latest data collected by Microsoft and published in the Digital Defence Report 2022.
2nd Publication 10/02/2023
IT security: tips for businesses
IT security is not an optional extra, but a necessity. Both from a personal and a business point of view. Today's market is based on the constant exchange of data and information, which has become a strategic asset for our companies.
Protecting this asset is crucial for the survival of SMEs, which face an increasingly complex cybersecurity scenario every day: identity theft is a constant and potentially very serious risk and increases the risk of credit crunch*, phishing* and other types of cyber fraud.
Underestimating the importance of careful IT security management, therefore, can prove to be a fatal mistake for an SME: a breach of a company's IT system can jeopardise its very reputation, as well as its business continuity.
3rd Publication 03/03/2023
Cyber security as a business strategy
In the information age and digitisation, IT security has become a key component for the success of any business. Small and medium-sized enterprises face a number of data protection challenges and threats, which can have serious consequences for their operations and the company's reputation.
In this context, computer security is not only a necessity but a key strategic element in ensuring the competitiveness of SMEs in the global market.
To build an effective cyber security strategy, it is important to understand the threat landscape for small and medium-sized enterprises. Cybercriminals are constantly looking for new ways to exploit business vulnerabilities and use a variety of tactics to gain access to sensitive data.