Advertorial: Every company needs to be secure in the knowledge they are protecting their systems and customer data. Increasing complexity in business and IT means it’s vital to be 100% confident that your systems, customer data and business reputation are secure – but how do you know for sure?
There are regular reports of high profile cyber-attacks; from the likes of TalkTalk in 2015 who were fined £500,000 for data loss, to Yahoo where one billion user accounts were hacked through to alleged political hacks during the 2016 US Presidential election and beyond. It’s commonplace and accelerating, affecting business reputation, customers’ trust and ultimately the bottom line. That’s why information security has moved into the boardroom and should now be addressed as a business critical function at the highest level.
The solution seems clear, test your own security before someone else does. It makes sense to be proactive and aim for prevention rather than cure; however, it needs skills your IT team may not have.
Investigating problems and generating a sustainable response requires a specialised discipline, technical…