A total of 1,001 data breach cases were reported in the United States in 2020, with more than 155 million individuals affected by data exposure due to insufficient information security.
As a business owner, experiencing a data breach in your company can change the course of your life. Not only can it result in sensitive information being revealed, but it can also cause devastation to your reputation.
That’s why cybersecurity for business is a must to prevent cyber attacks from happening.
Brightflow Technologies offer state-of-the-art digital security solutions that cover all possible attack angles from online threats, including CMMC Compliance.
To learn more about our cybersecurity services, call our team today at (704) 585-1010
Why Is My Organization at Risk?
We often assume that an outside hacker is always the suspect when a data breach happens. In reality, this isn’t necessarily true.
There are many reasons why cybercriminals target organizations. However, it could easily be caused by something as simple as a flaw in the company’s password policy or even just an oversight.
The following are the most common ways a data breach can occur:
LOST OR STOLEN DEVICES
Employee external hard drives, laptops, smartphones, and any other device that contains vital organization data can be lost or stolen. These items can easily be accessed by unauthorized individuals, especially if they are unlocked or unencrypted.
This individual intentionally accesses and/or shares company information with others with the goal of causing harm to a co-worker or the organization as a whole now or in the future.
These are considered hackers who are capable of employing various cyberattacks to gather personal or company data or resources.
One example of this is an employee accessing a co-worker’s laptop and reading their secure email despite not having proper authorization. The data is considered breached since the viewer is not allowed to access it in the first place.
As you can see, there are many possible attack vectors that put your organization at risk of a data breach. Fortunately, Brightflow Technologies specialize in protecting your company from accidents and malicious individuals.
BRIGHTFLOW PROTECTS YOUR DATA & Resources THROUGH:
- Network security monitoring
- Network access control (network traffic analyzer)
- Network security monitoring
- Cloud security
- Website monitoring
- Application security
- Web filtering
- Anti-virus & malware updates
- Application security patches
- Information security
- Email security
- Spam filter
- Cloud backup and archiving
- Email tenant monitoring
- Operational security
- EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response)
- Ransomware protection
- Office 365 security
- Log security monitoring
- Disaster recovery
- End-user education
The Scale of Cyber Attacks
Cyber attacks are nothing new, yet since more of our data is being shared on the web than ever before, we could be more vulnerable now than we want to believe.
According to a study by McAfee, cybercrime now causes $1 trillion in damages to the global economy each year. This shocking figure is just more than 1% of the total GDP worldwide and the latest data reveals how the cost has increased by more than 50% since 2018.
Given the disruption of the global COVID-19 pandemic, it’s also no surprise that cyber attacks increased in the previous year.
Organizations should expect a growing number of cybercriminal activity in the coming years, which is why top-notch cybersecurity is vital. Protecting your data from cyber attacks is one of our specialties at Brightflow. Our employees work hard to protect the future of your business in real-time. The sensitive data of your organization is at risk every day. Let Brightflow protect you from the litany of cyberattacks that plague the news every day.
ULTIMATE NETWORK SECURITY FOR YOUR BUSINESS
One of the first steps to achieve ultimate cybersecurity for your business is to gain knowledge on the various cyber attack vectors.
The following are the most common methods hackers employ today:
Any criminal activity that targets a computer, network, or connected device.
Assaults performed by cybercriminals by using one or more computers or devices to maliciously disable, steal, or breach access points.
A politically motivated use of digital devices that are intended to cause widespread fear or disruption in society.
Any type of software that is designed to intentionally cause harm to a computer, client, data network, or server.
Computer viruses are software programs that can replicate and modify other applications by inserting their pre-programmed code.
Spyware is programs that aim to collect personal or company information from a computer or mobile device.
A type of malware that threatens to reveal personal data about a victim unless they pay a ransom.
Software that generates revenue for its developers by presenting unwanted ads to user screens.
Botnets are internet-connected devices that are used in cybercriminal activities.
An attack that is designed to trick users into providing confidential information. According to a Verizon report in 2019, 32% of all data breaches involve phishing.
A denial-of-service cyber attack is when a cybercriminal causes a machine or network to be unavailable for use.
Cyberattacks happen to printers too. Hackers attempt to gain information saved on the hard disk of the printer. Every document that is scanned through a printer is saved on the hard disk.
Protecting sensitive data against these various cyber attacks is crucial for all businesses. Brightflow Technologies works to cover all of the bases, hiding critical data and misdirecting hackers away from important assets. We offer multiple layers of protection to avoid any of these disasters and are available to help 24/7.
Personalized Cybersecurity Business Strategy
As you can see above, there are numerous ways cybercriminals can wreak havoc on your organization, especially when its systems and resources are unprotected from their attacks. That’s why Brightflow Technologies is here to provide you with the protection you need to continue operating without risk.
When you talk to us for a solution, we’ll provide you with a customized cybersecurity plan that meets your needs while matching the functionality of your business.
What Do Hackers Focus On?
Most hackers look for easy companies to exploit. This means that businesses with insufficient cybersecurity measures, such as not having encrypted email service and vulnerable phishing emails, are their prime targets. Over three billion phishing emails are sent every day.
However, when cybercriminals run into businesses that are highly protected, however, most find it to be too much of a hassle and move on to an easier victim.
That’s why your business needs Brightflow Technologies. We can provide you with comprehensive cybersecurity solutions to keep your employees resources and business data safe.
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