FBI ramps up cyber crime prevention efforts

Cybersecurity threats are a top priority for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Special agents in charge of the State of Wisconsin are ramping up their efforts to prevent these types of crimes from happening to local organizations. The two biggest cyber threats in Wisconsin are ransomware attacks and business email compromise. According to data from the Internet Crime Complaint Center, there was a reported loss of nearly $50 million nationwide due to ransomware attacks in 2021. Reported losses as a result of the compromise of business emails was a staggering $2.4 billion.

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