230,000 cyberattacks on small firms in 2016

230,000 cyberattacks on small firms in 2016

Almost 230,000 cyberattacks on small and medium-sized firms took place in 2016, according to a report by IT services provider Beaming. The report has revealed that two thirds of cyberattacks targeted connected devices, such as building control and surveillance systems. A third of attacks targeted company databases. The report has also indicated that cyberattacks on ‘internet of things’ (IoT) devices had increased significantly, with attacks on IoT systems accounting for 90% of all cyberattacks in Q4 2016.

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