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Cyber threats are represented by a single global risk: Recognise and protect your business (2022)

According to Allianz Risk Barometer 2022, an annual report of the world’s largest insurance company, 2022 oversees cyber and other major global risks.

Cybercrime, IT failure/disruption, data breach as well as fines and sanctions are classified as the main global business risks for 2022. There was an increase of 44 % in all these areas compared to 2021. This article further analyses major cybersecurity threats for 2022 and aims to support SMEs in classifying and identifying online threats in order to be better prepared and mitigate cyber risks that endanger the stability of businesses.