Is Your Company Vulnerable to a Cyber-Attack? Maybe the Question Should Be How.

Security breaches destroy a business. Know your companies attack surface and how to secure it.

Lewis Fairweather
Nov 25, 2019 · 7 min read

The average cost of a data breach in 2020 will exceed $150 million. The average cost of a ransomware attack on businesses is $133,000. (SafeAtLast)

Let’s get straight to the point.

Why is every company vulnerable?

Why you should care

If you don’t spend the money on information security now, you may have to spend 3-times that amount in the wake of a data breach.

Ignorance is not bliss

“Small businesses don’t need to worry.”

As your company grows, so does your attack surface

Don’t trust implicitly

Implement secure policies from the start

Think beyond your company premises


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Software Engineering ~ MSc Clinical Psychology ~ Information Security ~ Personal Development ~ Health & Fitness. Multiple Fingers in Multiple Pies.

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