News > FinTech

6 Things your business has that cybercriminals want

By Benzinga


The following article is excerpted from Under Attack: How To Protect Your Business and Your Bank Account From Fast-Growing, Ultra-Motivated and Highly Dangerous Cybercrime Rings, which will be published by CelebrityPress on January 14th, 2016.


Belief and opinion are the biggest hurdles in implementing effective security that can help prevent an attack by cybercriminals.

I remember growing up and hearing people say, “One man’s junk is another man’s treasure.” For businesses, what they perceive as something of “no value” can be extremely valuable to a criminal. They will maximize it and expose it, giving themselves a pretty sweet deal while the business and its customers suffer. This likely disturbs you to your very core, but it doesn’t disturb the perpetrator at all.

As a business owner, knowing what you have to offer that may be more valuable than you believe is the first step. There are six specific areas of data that are considered the jackpot for cybercriminals. If you know what the gold is, you’ll know how to protect it better…


Photo: istock 

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Be one of the first to experience the future of financial services