Recently the i3 team sat down and listened to former Assistant Director of the FBI Cyber Division, James Trainor, speak at the Grand Rapids Economic Club. When it comes to cybersecurity, Trainor recommends remaining cautious while also realizing that everyone in your business determines its cyber security risk.
In 2021, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), IC3, continued to receive a record number of complaints from the American public: 847,376 reported complaints, which was a 7% increase from 2020, with potential losses exceeding $6.9 billion.
Some important points to take from this internet crime report are:
Ransomware, business e-mail compromise (BEC) schemes, and the criminal use of cryptocurrency are among the top incidents reported.