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10 Essential Cybersecurity Tips For Your Organization This Holiday Season
The holiday season is just around the corner; a time of joy and celebration. However, threat actors anticipate this joyous season as much as it is by many festive revelers. In fact, cybercriminals tend to be particularly active during the holiday season, taking advantage of the distractions that come with it. The holiday season tends to witness an increase in successful attacks affecting both businesses and consumers. According to a recent study by Cequence Security, last year, there was a 550% increase in unique methods employed by threat actors towards the end of 2022.
Additionally, when the 2022 holiday season began, there was a significant 220% surge in anomalous web traffic. During that period, threat actors effectively combined API and web application security tactics. A separate survey by Cybereason found that 89% of previously victimized organizations are apprehensive about facing a repeat cyber intrusion ahead of the holiday season.