Data breaches don’t happen quickly says Paul Hugenberg. They take weeks and months. Hackers are patient and spend all the time they need to get the data they want. They know 80 percent of your data is outside the view of existing controls. Applying proper classification to sensitive data can help you put proper controls around it to reduce risks.
Source: InfoGPS Networks, March 2016.
Companies in almost every industry are spending a sizeable percentage of their IT budgets on tools to improve security and reduce the risk of a specific threat from disrupting their business or even stealing their data. Much of this money is focused on building best-of-breed network security perimeter defenses to defend their data.
INSIGHTS: Our thanks to Paul Hugenberg and his team for providing this piece. As our lives become more dependent on technology and digitized records, the risk of loss to malware or ransomware increases. Either can be devastating and hit without warning. Remember to routinely backup in at least two places.