Banks are the Targets

by | Jun 4, 2024

Cybercriminals are targeting banks.

According to World Economic Forum (HERE), Global financial stability at risk due to cyber threats.

In cybersecurity terms, banks are facing immense challenges.

This is highlighted by a recent data breach involving Santander customers.

Supposedly a hacking group exposed sensitive information like credit card numbers, account balances and HR data.

You can find out more about the Santander incident HERE.


People who help.

Banks are prime targets for cyberattacks due to the valuable data they hold.

The relentless advancement of cybercriminals forces banks to constantly enhance their defenses.

Often, having a cybersecurity partner helps; ONIX is one such partner specialising in the financial services sector.  

They have assisted many with their unique cybersecurity strategy to NARROW THE THREAT WINDOW


Doing your part.

The Santander breach underscores that cybersecurity is a continual process.

Customer education on cybersecurity practices is also crucial in this ongoing battle.

Age UK have a really good guide to online banking HERE.

The numerous challenges faced by banks highlight the need for a united front against cyber threats.

To see if you are doing your part have a look at the Forbes article HERE.



One more thing,

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