Cyber threats are constantly changing and present challenges for both individuals and business owners. Most people only think of cyber threats in relation to their home computer, perhaps when banking on-line or making a purchase over the Net. But did you know businesses are just as vulnerable?
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), founded in 2000, is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). IC3's mission is to serve as a vehicle to receive, develop, and refer criminal complaints regarding the rapidly expanding arena of cyber crime. In 2010, the IC3 averaged over 25,000 complaints per month.
Don't let your agency become a cyber crime statistic. In a recent article for the Agent's Council for Technology, Danielle Johnson, VP of InsurBanc, suggests several steps to protect personal privacy, banking information, and agency data, including adoption of recent advancements in banking security.
What questions do you have about cyber threats? Post your thoughts in the comments below and we'll answer your questions in a future blog post.