2017 saw more than 4 in 10 businesses experience cyber security breaches or attacks and more than 7 in 10 larger business and charities with turnovers greater than £5m experience similar breaches and attacks. The question is, will it be your turn next?
There is an ever-increasing rate of growth in data related technology that supports both our privacy and the businesses we interface with, but even with the publicity that surrounds the new GDPR Regulation that came into force in May 2018, the world remains firmly behind the hackers and malware generators.
Here is some great advice that I read in the August 2018 Edition of Comms Business. Can you answer these simple questions?
“If one of your employees opens a phishing email tomorrow, what technology, people or process do you have in place to prevent that hacker from burrowing into your company’s business? If they do find a way in, what’s the plan for the next 24 hours and beyond? If you cannot answer both of these questions in detail, you are sleeping while the house is on fire.”
An article signed by Brian Carpenter, Managing Director at soVision IT Ltd