When it comes to cyber attacks, it’s often only the big corporation on the receiving end of the breach that makes the headlines. What people don’t often consider is the long chain of risk that generally allows such attacks to happen in the first place.
Although the entry point for any breach often remains undisclosed, it is generally an individual at ground level who is most fallible. In fact, a recent Verizon study identified that 77% of data breaches involved an insider, whilst a recent IBM investigation noted that 95% of cyber security breaches are down to human error.
That’s why we always recommend that you take out adequate insurance cover if you work in any area that could be digitally vulnerable.
Don’t take our word for it though. Read on below for some examples of the most notorious cyber attacks to happen in the 21st century.