Phishing is a popular form of cybercrime because of how effective it is. Cybercriminals have been successful using emails, text messages, or direct messages on social media to get people to respond with their personal information. The best defense is awareness and knowing what to look for.
There is no way to emphasize enough, just how important it is for small businesses to be prepared for a cyberattack. According to a recent survey by the Wall Street Journal Pro Research of 400 companies and their security officers, many companies are not taking it seriously enough to improve their readiness and risk of exposure.