From rank 35th last year, Philippines has moved to rank 39th among countries globally on internet threat activities, according to the annual Symantec Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR). According to Asia Pacific and Japan Symantec Corporation’s Director of Strategic sales, Kenedi Celik, the Philippines is moving in the right direction.
Celik said, “Cybercriminals has greatly widened their reach beyond large enterprises, with nearly 20 percent of targeted attacks now directed at companies with fewer than 250 employees. Targeted attacks are a risk for businesses of all sizes- no one is immune to these attacks. Therefore, having a comprehensive security policy and keeping up with industry- standard best practices would go a long way towards ensuring that organizations in the Philippines stay safe in the connected world.” (more…)