No matter what type of business your company conducts, even if it is technology-based, your business can benefit from an outside set of eyes. The technology and data surrounding cybersecurity are constantly changing and evolving. This means that while you may have some of the most brilliant tech minds around grinding out your code, their focus is not necessarily security -- and the result is vulnerability.
In the age of Digital Transformation, when all of your customers are moving toward a completely digitized workflow, they are turning to the cloud for every facet of their business—from data storage to communications. With this transition to a virtual environment comes the ever-increasing risk of being susceptible to cyber-attacks.
As a technology consultant and expert, one of your primary responsibilities is to educate your customers on the severity of the threat. So often when huge data breaches such as Experian or Marriott occur, many SMB’s rely on the belief that they are too small to be the target of an attack. In fact, that’s the exact opposite of true. Verizon’s recent Data Breach Investigations Report shows that small business account for more than half of all data breaches.
In the past year alone, two out of three small business have suffered a cyber-attack, according to Ponemon Institute, making cybersecurity a definite problem for small and mid-sized business –and one they need help addressing. Regardless of vertical, your customers can benefit from your expertise in the best way to protect themselves against an attack.
This month’s download, 10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Security Posture, can help facilitate discussions with customers and prospects, giving you a simple and non-intrusive way to begin having these important conversations. Download this handy guide for yourself or as a leave-behind for your clients. These ten tips are simple and relatively quick to deploy; every bit of protection helps and these suggestions can help provide direction and peace of mind.