Cyber attacks are on the rise. That’s the bad news. The good news: Companies with leaders who make cyber security a priority are better at preventing and responding to this type of crime.

Make sure all employees know to NEVER click on links or open attachments in e-mails from people or organizations they don’t know and to not forward suspicious emails to co-workers. Persuading someone to click on a link in an e-mail remains one of the top ways that criminals gain access to computer networks and private information.