Why Family Offices Are Attractive Targets for Cyber Crime

For obvious reasons, financial services have been the primary focus for this new world of crime. Major banks have been under sustained attack for many years and, as a result, have improved their defences, spending significant proportions of their IT budgets on security. The response of criminal groups to this has been predictable. At the high end, they have developed ever more sophisticated techniques to attack well-defended companies, but they have also looked for softer targets and easier ways in.