Like a lot of crime these days cybercrime is run as an efficient business and one that costs the global economy an estimated $450bn.

As with all crime you can minimise your exposure by taking your IT security seriously. 

You may not have an enormous security budget or a Security Operations Centre to protect your organisation but you can put in place some simple policies to make sure you are not the low hanging fruit. 

Most suspicious activity and breach behaviour requires privileged user access so start with securing your accounts.

If you're unsure on password best practice to secure your accounts then take a look at this brilliant article by Brian Krebs on Password Do’s and Don'ts.