Your money, safety information, technology and reputation could be at risk from motivated, anonymous cyber criminals, these days.
We spend our working hours driven to increase our company’s bottom line and exceed the expectations of our customers. Yet many of us may not be paying adequate attention to the storm that is brewing around us. Cybercrime is on the rise and your company could be exposed to a cyber attack that would significantly damage your bottom line and customer confidence.
Cybercrime is often about money. The potential rewards that await cyber criminals exceed those of traditional theft crimes many-fold. Why would a criminal risk their physical safety robbing a gas station if they could multiply their haul from home with just a computer and a secure internet connection?
Hackers have access to many tools and open sources of intelligence at their fingertips, often free of charge. These tools allow them to constantly scan the internet for vulnerable computers, and if your systems are online, they will be scanned. It’s just a matter of time!
Cyber criminals exploit your vulnerabilities and your company pays the price in lost revenue, fines and legal fees, loss of customer confidence. Here are just some of the common attacks that your company and employees are exposed to:
Penetration testing gives you the cyber criminal’s insight. It allows you to identify potential holes in your security before a cyber criminal can exploit them. By shutting them down you make your company a harder target and decrease your chances of being randomly compromised.
Question is, would you rather discover your vulnerabilities via a professionally conducted penetration test allowing them to fixed? Or would you rather hear about them from your clients or competitors after you’ve been attacked and your business is suffering?