Cyber crime vigil: Cos need to roll out security lessons

Hyderabad: Rattled by the current string of cyber attacks, IT experts have now advised companies to enhance their data protection mechanisms to ensure that it does not fall prey to malicious ransomware like Wannacry and Petya.

The first step in protecting a business from malware attacks, they said, was to educate employees as close to 90% of all breaches occur as a result of a worker clicking on an inappropriate website link.

While the awareness level, about ransomware and malware attacks, has gone up among companies in Hyderabad, a lot still needs to be done to ensure that their data is not compromised, said members of the Society for Cyberabad Security Council (SCSC).

“Taking the recent string of cyber security attacks into account companies must step up their security systems in addition to educating their employees about cyber threats. Many

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