Cybercrime costs $600 billion a year

Awareness is high when it comes to Cybercrime: around 90% of Kiwis admit that they stop to think before clicking on links and attachments in emails.

Training on cyber security at work is scarily low, however, with only 17% of Kiwis saying they’ve received advice on security. The impact of this lack of training could be putting thousands of NZ businesses at risk.

Communications minister Amy Adams explains that cybercrime is now “bigger than the global drugs trade” with a cost of around $600 billion a year”.

Read More Here: IT Brief – Cybercrime Now bigger Than Global Drugs Trade

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