are on the rise and the midmarket companies are the major targets as they hardly use any data protection. A recent report published by Intel security states that 80%
midmarket businesses don’t use data protection and are open to Cyberattacks
. Alex Sessoms, senior partner marketing manager at Microsoft recently talked about the potential threats and critical cyber security trends to be watched in 2016.
Cyber Security Trends 2016
- Mobile Malware
Cumulative usage of Smartphone could be a reason that the cyber criminals this year are targeting the mobile device increasingly. The attackers target the underlying operating systems with the help of malware infected apps. A joint security report by Microsoft Research team and China’s Ministry suggest that only a quarter of apps in China’s local stores are safe. Mobile payment systems like Google Wallet, Apple Pay and technologies like contactless RFID smart card, and EMV credit cards also help these cyber-criminals
steal your personal details. BitLocker
and Enterprise Data Protection
are two built-in encryption technologies in Windows Phone which can help you safeguard your business against mobile malware issues.