In our technology age, we are more productive and agile, but we are now more vulnerable than ever before to outside threats. All of the technologies that give us the flexibility that we have never had before are now putting us at risk for cybersecurity breaches.
The good news is that we do not need to hide in a bunker with foil hats on. We can take simple steps to enjoy all of the benefits of technological advancement without falling prey to bad actors. Plus, we are starting to see more insurance companies, clients, and government agencies asking questions on how your internal environment and its data are being secured.
Cybersecurity threats exploit the increased complexity and connectivity of IT systems, placing the organization’s data and infrastructure security at risk. Similar to financial and reputational risks, cybersecurity risk affects a company’s bottom line. It can drive up costs and affect revenue. It can harm an organization’s ability to innovate and gain/maintain customers. Cybersecurity is an important and amplifying component of an organization’s overall risk management.
By implementing simple but yet effective cybersecurity policies and procedures, you can prevent most outside security threats. RTS follows these five steps in protecting your business: