Are you ready for the rise in IT security threats?

From Datacenter to Desktop – Protect Against Cyber Security Threats

Cyber attacks gain a lot of attention when big businesses and financial data are targeted, but that doesn’t mean those are the only things at risk. In fact, there’s a chance your business has already been breached and you just don’t know it yet.

As networks and technology grow and evolve, so do the things that threaten them. From denial-of-service (DDoS), to malware, to application attacks, to crypto-ransomware – you’ve never faced a more threatening environment.

The truth is – no one is immune to security risks. From small businesses with a few computers, to industry giants, every business stands to lose big when they don’t invest in cyber security.

What Does Cyber Crime Look Like?

Types of cyber crime include hacking, identity theft, system attacks, email and phishing attacks, denial of service, cyber extortion, ransomware, and more. The most costly forms of cyber crime result from data breaches. All data breaches originate from criminal activities, but some can easily be let in by negligent employees or system glitches.

What's the #1 Motive for Attacks?

Financial

Espionage is a distant second motive for cyber attacks.

Source: 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report, Verizon

What's the top cause of security breaches?

36% of breaches stem from inadvertent misuse by EMPLOYEES.

Source: “Understand the State of Data Security and Privacy” by Forrester Research

What is the global cost of cybercrime for reported and unreported breaches?

$1,000,000,000,000

Experts say the global cost of cyber crime likely EXCEEDS one trillion dollars.

Source: Multiple reports

Which industries lead in breach activity?

Healthcare, Retail, and Small Business

Cyber criminals have developed automated tools to make targeting businesses easy and efficient.

Source: Ponemon Institute, 2015

What percentage of applications have one or more security vulnerabilities?

97%

The most common vulnerability types include session management vulnerabilities, information leakage vulnerabilities, and cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.

Source: 2016 Trustwave Global Security Report

Can You Put a Cost on Stolen Data?

Yes

The average cost across all industries in the United States is $221 per record, in the healthcare industry the cost per stolen record can go much higher.

Source: 2016 Ponemon Cost of Data Breach Study

How Do You Protect Against Cyber Crime?

As the saying goes, the best defense is a great offense. Cyber crime is not a victimless crime. When a business fails to realize the importance of cyber security, there is a lot to lose. Criminals are constantly seeking out vulnerabilities, are you doing the same?

53% of C-Level executives admitted their organization was not sufficiently prepared to manage cyber-threats

68% of executives view cyber security as a top concern

Surveys show the C-Suite needs an updated understanding of cyber threats

56% of executives report challenges attracting and retaining cyber security talent

When security is built in to your system it can help, not hinder, your growth

It’s crucial that management buys in to cyber security to ensure it makes the budget

We help stop cyber attacks in their tracks

We’re a team of seasoned veterans in the fight against threats both inside and out. We stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest techniques for addressing security concerns without breaking your bank. It’s estimated that there is currently a deficit of 1,000,000 trained cyber security professionals, a deficit which is expected to grow closer to 1.5 million. With this kind of deficit, managed security services like the ones we offer are becoming the only effective way to get a handle on IT security.

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