As cybersecurity experts scramble to figure out how to stop a major breach, some companies have been asking whether to be more proactive.
Here are three tips to take with you as you go about your day. Read More “We’re not really concerned about a breach, but it could happen to anyone,” said Paul Gorman, CEO of cybersecurity consultancy Security Insights.
“The threat landscape is so vast, we’re going to need to be very vigilant, so we need to make sure we’re protecting our data as best we can.”
While there is no way of telling whether a breach will hit your company, Gorman said it was important to protect your personal information as best you can.
“If we don’t take any action, we could end up with data being exposed, and that’s very dangerous,” he said.
“It can have serious consequences for our businesses.”
Gorman said companies should be aware of a number of factors when planning to deal with a breach.
For one, a breach could be due to a technical failure or a software vulnerability.
“If you’re not using software that you think is secure, there could be a security vulnerability that could allow for access to sensitive data,” he added.
“We want to ensure that we have the tools and the technology to detect breaches before they happen, but that can’t be the only thing.”
For some companies, Givan says they have to make some tough decisions when it comes to cybersecurity.
“Some companies have to take a different approach to how they think about security, and it can be really hard to stay on top of that,” he explained.
“It’s all about how much you can control and how much data you can share.”
The following advice comes from a report on data security by Givan’s firm.
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