Cyber attacks present a greater risk to firms as they collect more data about customers

Cyber attacks present a greater risk to firms as they collect more data about customers

“Companies are gathering an increasing amount of information about their customers, storing that data for longer periods and analyzing it to glean greater insight about their clientele. But the rise in big data analytics comes at a time when those companies face a higher risk of cyber breaches from hackers looking to access that same information.”

All of those bread crumbs that we leave all over the digital world are being used by the digital marketing and big data companies to target you.

Cyber security is not only about protecting your information but also your privacy and who you are and what you do.

Roger Smith, is an educator. Teaching students at ADFA (UNSW) and showing them how vulnerable they are to cybercrime.

He is also CEO at R & I ICT Consulting Services Pty Ltd, an Amazon #1 author on Cybercrime and founder of the SME Security Framework. He is a Consultant who specialises in inexpensive and highly effective security strategies for small and medium businesses and not for profit organisations.

He has developed and authored the SME Security Framework and the Security Policy Training Course which are considered to be the definitive guides to helping SME's protect their organisation using the principles of Technology, Management, Adaptability and Compliance.

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