Telling the Microsoft Security Story

Business is evolving in the face of two opposing technology trends: the transformative power of the cloud and the mounting cost of cybercrime. To keep you and your business safe, it’s important to understand the common causes of data breaches and what you can do to mitigate the threats they present.

Compromised Identities
One of the most common and least detected sources of cybercrime is compromised identity. But what exactly is a compromised identity and how can you protect yourself or your business? Watch the video below to learn more about how hackers can steal your online identity to commit cybercrime.



Today cybercriminals can target millions of people in a matter of minutes, block their data and then solicit money to unblock it. They use an extortion scheme that contains a malicious form of software called ransomware. Watch the video below to learn more about ransomware and the simple steps you can take to protect yourself and your business.



When we think of securing our information online, the first thing that comes to mind is passwords. We have passwords for everything, such as logging into our social media accounts and banking profiles, unlocking our devices, and even using passwords to protect our other passwords. Weak or stolen passwords account for 63 percent of data breaches. Watch the video below to learn how you can protect your passwords and stop yourself becoming a victim of cybercrime.



For a more detailed explanation of the information above, as well as a comprehensive look at some of the ways you can prevent cybercrime for yourself or your business, visit this link.

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