Some statistics you might want to be aware of before making your decision whether you should call us right away or tomorrow: 1) approximately, 1 in 5 companies are victims of cyberattacks, and about 1 in 10 are not properly protected; 2) it is estimated that the costs of cybercrime could be as high as 2 trillion dollars in three years’ time; 3) by a wide margin, cybercrime is the second most common type of crime in Ireland.
And, yet, business owners still learn what things such as phishing and data breaches, malware and ransomware, drive-by installation and cross-site scripting are the hard way: only after they happen to them. It’s like waiting to be infected with smallpox after growing up instead of taking your vaccine as a baby.
You know that old Ben Franklin saying, right: “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”? People think he was talking about health issues, but, guess what – he was talking about fire safety! In a way, we’re talking about fire safety as well. That’s why, hardening your firewall is one of the first things we do. Because even when necessary, firefighting is nothing serious if the fire is contained.
And you can rest assured that we’ll take care of everything, since we’re developing our security strategy specifically for your company. Security audits and penetration testing will help us find the most serious vulnerabilities, and we’ll make sure that nobody will be able to exploit them.