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  • Writer's pictureTom Wyant

The new record for a cyber breach is faster than making microwave popcorn.

Hey there! Brace yourselves because the cyber world is spinning faster than ever, and not in a good way. Picture this: cyber attackers zooming through your network like they're late for a superhero convention, in an average time of just 62 minutes. That is almost as fast your last pizza delivery!


And hold onto your hats because it gets worse. There are more cyber crooks joining the party than ever before. We're talking about 34 new groups crashing the scene, making the total count a whopping 230! It's like a cyber criminal family reunion, but way less fun.


But wait, there's more! These cyber crooks aren't just speedy, they're also getting brainier. They broke a record recently, managing to slip into a network in just two minutes and seven seconds. That's faster than making microwave popcorn and makes stopping an attack a challenge!


Now, here's the real plot twist: humans are the MVPs of this cyber chaos. Yep, you heard it right. Cyber attackers are tricking people left, right, and center. They're like sneaky magicians, making your employees click on fishy links or pretending to be someone they trust. It's like a game of virtual deception, and unfortunately, we're all players.


But fear not! There's hope in this cyber wild west. Here are some tips to keep your business fortress safe:


  1. School's in session! Educate your team on the latest cyber tricks and treats. The more they know, the less likely they'll fall for cyber traps.

  2. Lock it up tight! Strong passwords are like the bouncers of your digital world. Get those password managers and throw in some extra security layers like multi-factor authentication. Double the trouble for cyber baddies!

  3. Stay shiny and new! Keep your software updated like a fresh new hairstyle. Cyber criminals hate nothing more than patched-up systems. It's like kryptonite to them.

  4. Call in the cyber cavalry! Invest in some top-notch cyber security software. It's like having digital bodyguards keeping watch while you sleep.

  5. Backup, backup, backup! Think of your data like precious treasure. Make copies and hide them in secret digital vaults. That way, even if cyber pirates strike, you won't lose the loot.

So, there you have it, folks! When it comes to cyber security, it's better to be safe than sorry. If you need a hand navigating this cyber maze, don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to save the day, one mouse click at a time!

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