In the past 18 months, Accume Partners has responded to and investigated scores of security incidents involving a variety of attack techniques.  According to Symantec, last year malware variants were up 88%, representing almost 661 billion unique malware variations.  Based on numerical evidence alone, it’s clear that businesses are under significant attack on all fronts.  In this paper I will provide an overview of some of the successful attacks that Accume Partners has witnessed and explain some simple steps that you can take so that your institution doesn’t become another statistic.