With 177,339 worldwide data security threats every day, breaches are more serious than ever before. Even Yahoo and the IRS have been breached, so what is a small business to do?
From individuals putting personal information in the cloud to massive attacks, a secure defense is the best strategy. The Network Support Company CEO Jim Kennedy outlines three weapons we have against cybercrime:
- proactive planning
- a disciplined process-driven approach
- a very high level of execution – all things at which TNSC excels.
Despite the need for preparation, it often goes overlooked in business. Upward of 43% of surveyed companies experienced a data breach in 2014, and 73% of those had a response plan. However, only 30% of those companies’ employees felt that the plan was effective.
At least one quarter (if not more than half) of those companies are truly prepared, and just 3% reevaluate their plans on a quarterlay basis despite new and evolving threats.
Here are five tips to protect yourself and four tips to protect your company:
Thanks to GradSchools.com for producing this infographic and including our CEO Jim Kennedy in their article.