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It’s important to know if your security is keeping up with technology. This includes knowing what security will be most effective for your business needs.
Keeping up with advancing technology while protecting data and computer systems is an evolving challenge for most businesses. There are several questions a company needs to ask when determining if their security is keeping up with their technology.
Some of the newest cyber threats are not technically new, but new and more dangerous versions of previous problems. The following are several security concerns business owners need to watch out for.
It’s necessary to pinpoint a business’s particular needs before security can be addressed. For example, a medical practice will likely have greater cybersecurity needs than a construction company. The regulations that a particular business must adhere to should be considered when evaluating security needs. According to Forbes, a business should also consider the frequency of patching and software updates when determining how well their technology is protected.
What type of security a business needs will depend on a variety of factors. Does the organization store sensitive medical data? Do they handle business transactions that include connections to customers’ banks? These are just a few questions a business will need to answer when crafting a security to plan. There are several security measures a company will want to consider.
Matthew Doan states in Harvard Business Review, “We’re now beyond cybersecurity’s “whack-a-mole” past of addressing one-off vulnerabilities.” This means finding the right IT service is crucial to creating a successful security plan.
A managed IT service can help a company define specific cyber threats unique to their business and understand exactly what type of security measures will work for them. BC Networks provides IT services for a variety of industries including engineering services, financial institutions, healthcare, and manufacturing. They have the experience and expertise to help each organization develop and carry out an individualized security plan that includes data backup and disaster recovery. Schedule a free consultation to see how BC Networks can work with you to make sure your security is keeping up with your technology needs.