Why Cybersecurity Matters To Your Business

Jul 1
Cyber security has become a must for organizations of all sizes as bad actors have attacked their systems and networks carrying sensitive and valuable data. It is intended to safeguard all types of data from theft and harm.
Without a cyber security plan, your company cannot defend itself against cyber threats, leaving it open to bad actors who see your company as an easy target. The inherent and residual dangers have steadily increased in tandem with the evolution of technology throughout the years.

Firms have embraced more convenient means of conducting their operations; for example, data can now be kept on the cloud; many businesses utilize cloud services such as Amazon Web Services to store their important data. Although handy, companies seldom sufficiently safeguard their information when utilizing these cloud services. This, along with an increase in attacker sophistication, has resulted in a heightened degree of danger that your firm may succumb to a successful cyber-attack or data breach.

Become Aware!

Businesses can no longer depend on simple solutions like anti-virus or firewalls to defend themselves from the looming menace of cyber thieves, who are growing more and more effective at evading these basic defences. Businesses could collaborate with sites like RMVA to develop a cyber security plan capable of delivering a multi-layered degree of protection by understanding how to defend yourself!

It is also extremely important to note that cybercrime shouldn't only be taken seriously by the businesses in highly regulated industries such as healthcare or finance, but that every business, regardless of size or type, should prioritize the implementation of a cyber security program in their organization, because cyber criminals do not discriminate.

What Is Cyber Security

At its most basic, cyber security is a set of policies and methods put in place to secure a company's essential systems and sensitive information against cyber-attacks and data breaches, i.e., cyber threats. Cyber assaults are becoming more complex as criminals find it simpler to circumvent standard security systems via the use of new attack tactics that use AI and social engineering. Businesses that use modern technologies must also improve their cyber security measures to keep up.

What Should My Business's Security Look Like

A solid cybersecurity plan includes many layers of defense to protect your organization from all types of cybercrime, such as assaults meant to access, modify, or destroy data, extort money from your workers or firm, or disrupt day-to-day business activities.

Cyber strategies should consider the following:
• Infrastructure protection
• Network safety
• Application safety
• Information safety
• Cloud safety
• Employee security awareness and training
• Business continuity or disaster recovery

What Should I Do?

Educate your workers. Cyber security training is a method RMVA's IT and security experts teach your work force to avoid and reduce the risk associated with compromising an organization's information security. These training sessions are particularly developed to offer staff with clarity about their roles and responsibilities in maintaining information security.

An effective security awareness program teaches workers correct cyber etiquette, the security risks connected with their behaviours, and how to recognize cyberattacks that may occur during their daily operations.

Get a kickstart

Why not contact us at info@rmva.co.za to see how we can provide you with your personalised training and skills enhancement packages.

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