How to Keep Your Company (and Customer) Data Secure 12/28/2017
Is your company prepared for an internet security breach? Don't ever think that it will never be you. Take care of your security before it's too late. Learn how to improve your company and it's customers data and information. And if you are interested in learning more contact Brave River for security testing and consulting.
Are you prepared for an internet security breach?
- 75% of U.S. organizations are not prepared to respond to a cyber attack.
- 58% of boards are actively preparing for a cyber incident
- 64% increase in security incidents in 2015.
What four things can you do to improve information security?
Secure Mobile Devices - 59% of security practitioners saw a rise in mobile device threats in 2014.
Hire Skilled Workers - Cyber security postings have grown 91% since 2010.
Implement Advanced Authentication - 55% of organizations will utilize advanced authentication in 2016 (e.g. biometrics, muti-factor)
Create A Response Plan - Only 37% of organizations have a cyber incident response plan.
Three Important Steps After A Data Breach
Gather The Facts - What Happened? How big is the breach? What was stolen? Who is affected?
Communicate Early - Communicate with your employees, customers, press, and any affected partners.
Repair & Restore - Repair and restore all breached systems while working to repair and restore trust in your company.
If It Can Happen To Them, It Can Happen To You!
The average total cost of a data breach in 2015 was $3.8 Million
What kind of data was exposed? Names, birthdays, medical IDs, social security numbers, and more.
When was data exposed? February 2015
How many people were affected? 80 million
The Home Depot:
What kind of data was exposed? Customer credit card numbers
When was data exposed? September 2014
How many people were affected? 56 million
What kind of data was exposed? Names, phone numbers, addresses and email address.
When was data exposed? July 2014
How many people were affected? 76 million