Technical risks such as cybercrime, data leaks and ransomware: How can you protect yourself?

Technical risks Cybercrime Data leaks Ransomware

In today's digital world, data has become a valuable asset. Companies, governments, and even individuals collect and store large amounts of sensitive information. Unfortunately, this digital revolution also brings ttechnical risks. Data leaks, ransomware attacks, and cybercrime have become serious threats that affect us all.In this post, we will address these risks and highlight some important steps to reduce the dangers. At the end of dthis contributionWe will stillbrieflydealwithrIntelligence (AI) employ - anemvery excitingnand currentn topic, that we have inourem nnext postwill illuminate even more comprehensively.


Cybercrime encompasses a wide range of activities, including phishing, fraud, hacking, and identity theft. These criminal acts can cause significant damage and affect both businesses and individuals. Here are some basic steps to protect yourself from cybercrime:

These basic measures will probably not seem new to you, but they are still surprisingly often neglected in daily business practice.  

We would like to shed extra light on two specific examples of cybercrime - if you have other or more detailed questions about "technical risks", please feel free to contact us. 

Technical risks for companies

Data leaks

Data leaks are incidents where confidential information falls into the wrong hands. This can be due to human error, security gaps or targeted attacks. The consequences of data leaks are severe. Companies can financial losses suffer the Losing the trust of their customers and need possibly legal serious Consequences carry. To prevent data leaks, companies should take the following measures: 


Ransomware is a type of malware that aims to steal the Block access to computers or data and Ransom extort money from the victims. These attacks have increased significantly in recent years and are dangerous for businesses and individuals alike. To protect against ransomware, the following measures should be taken: 

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

This new development can Companyn many advantages offer. EBut there are risks here as well, of which one must be aware, zaround example at the Use of own Data in AI systems. The data entered into AI by companies may contain confidential information or personal data. contain:  

Likewise AI systems can incorporate unconscious bias and discrimination into decisions if they are not properly trained or validated. It is therefore important that companies ensure that the AI systems they use are transparent, accountable, and ethical, and that they aress the employees:have clear guidelines inside for the use of AITools. 


The risks of data leaks, ransomware attacks, KI and cybercrime are pervasive in today's digital world. Companies need to take proactive measures to protect themselves from financial loss, reputational damage, and adverse rechfatal consequences. We at WB Risk Prevention Systems are with ourm sstrategicnpartnerForeus is able to support you professionally on these topics. This includes among othersregular training, implementing robust security measures and adhering to best practices to protect sensitive information, Deep Web and Darknet Monitoring, or the crisis-management in case of attacks.

Only through a comprehensive and coordinated approach can we work with you to create a more secure digital world. 

Do you have questions about this topic? Would you like to know whether you are already sufficiently prepared with your safety precautions? Or are you interested in how you can achieve this? Schedule a no-obligation meeting here or send us a message. We are looking forward to meeting you. 

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