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Cybercrime – It Happens More Often Than You Think

Posted: Mar 2022

Large-scale cyberattacks make the news, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Cybercrime is on the rise, and the majority of attacks go unreported.

Consider the Following Facts:

The University of Maryland found that there are an average of 2,244 cyberattacks per day, which is one every 36 seconds.

The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) reported that small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are being targeted at an increased rate. Of current SMBs, 43% lack a cybersecurity plan.

The US Federal Trade Commission, in a recent 6-month period, had seen over 128,000 phone-based fraud scams that cost victims a whopping $108 Million – that’s only half a year!

Staying Safe Starts with You.

We often assume cybercrime only happens to someone else but hackers know the easiest way to get to your organization’s information is through you.

Here are some actions to stay safe.

  • Be careful what you post and share online.
  • Don’t reuse passwords for multiple sites.
  • Follow your organization’s security policies and procedures.
  • If something seems suspicious, always verify
  • that it’s legitimate.

Talk To A Professional.

Bridgehead IT specializes in Incident Response, Cyber Security and Compliance, Industry-Specific Security Compliance, and On-Demand Cyber Security Expertise. Don’t wait until it is too late to address gaps in your company’s cyber security plan.

Connect with us by clicking on the button below to review your business cyber security needs.


In the time it took you to read this article, there were multiple cyberattacks across the globe. Make sure you stop, look, and think before you take any sort of action. 

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