- Ponemon Institute
Listed below are links to resources and articles about security breaches. Education and awareness is the best sales tool for us.
If you have a business that does $1mil, $5mil, even $10mil or more per year a data breach can end the business. If fact, there are multiple studies that show an average of 60% of small businesses are out of business within 6 months of a data breach.
Having a properly structured and monitored network can be a painful investment. Especially if you are handling your own IT right now. But the cost is worth it.
Sending letters to all your prospects/customers, dealing with media and hiring expensive forensic experts is how you will have to respond to a breach.
Customers ask us "why would somebody target my company?" Hackers randomly hit every vulnerable network they can find. Once inside a network, privileges get escalated and sensitive data can be extracted.
An attacker can remain inside a vulnerable network for months without detection as you can see below.
Having a well structured/monitored network will give you peace of mind and distinguish you from most of your competition.
HHS Health Data Breaches Under Investigation, Health Industry (Wall Of Shame)
Equifax Breach Could Have Been Prevented By A simple Patch, Basic Security Often Overlooked
Individuals Are Taking Equifax To Small Claims Court And WINNING!
60% Of Small Businesses Are Out Of Business Within 6 Months Of A Data Breach
Verizon Report Says Ransomware Attacks Becoming A Key Security Threat For Businesses
Small Business Becoming Increasingly More Vigilant In Securing Their Networks
How Data Breaches Affect Small Businesses
Why SMBs Are The Perfect Targets For Hackers