One Step Ahead of the Cybercriminals – Article for SMEs in “Applica” Magazine

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are a popular target for cybercriminals. In the current isssue 07/2021 of Applica (available in German only), a magazine issued by the Swiss Painting and Plastering Contractor Association (SMGV), Tobias Ellenberger, COO Oneconsult AG & Vice Chairman Oneconsult International AG, provides an insight into the background and frequent attack methods and details protective measures for SMEs – as the impact of a successful cyber attack can be devastating.

SMEs often underestimate the risk of cyber attacks, which makes it quite easy for cyber criminals. This is because it also means that companies are often insufficiently addressing the question of what happens if such an incident occurs, and accordingly it usually hits companies unprepared. However, prevention is still the best protection against cyber attacks. It is therefore imperative that companies – regardless of their size and resources – address this issue in advance.

The article (in German only) describes basic measures that even smaller companies can and should implement in order to be as well prepared as possible against a cyber attack and to contain the potential impact as far as possible should the worst case scenario ever occur:

Published on: 29.07.2021



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