In a world where so much communication takes place online, our personal and business security is constantly under threat.
We store so much information online and often pay insufficient attention to putting in place and updating cyber security in Miami measures that protect our personal and business data. What are the real risks and do we need to services of cybersecurity companies?
This may seem a relatively small scale target, which has no relevance to you. So, imagine the detrimental effect if your company's computers were targeted.
Not only could your business data and finances be stolen, but in most cases valuable information regarding your clients, suppliers and partner organizations. If it is worth stealing the bank accounts of job hunters, imagine the value of your business to a competitor if a hacker were to sell your client database, intellectual property, and profits.
PWC was commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills (BIS) to conduct a cyber-security survey with UK companies. The aim was to identify trends, specific threats and to build awareness of the risks to the business.
The results showed that security breaches were growing, particularly amongst SMEs. Large businesses were facing a significant attack every few days, leading to losses of funds and data. Despite this, most businesses were struggling to keep up with updates to security measures.