The Digital Transformation continually advances and, according to experts, so does the risk of a cyberattack. It is key to be prepared. At any moment, hackers can do their thing and bring an end to the business. For this reason, organisations are looking for a way to better manage risks in the new normal, where teleworking is combined with going back to the office and, therefore, to corporate networks.
Awareness-raising and investing are the two main ways to avoid taking unnecessary risks that put your organisation on the tightrope. It is no longer just a matter of pure business, now your reputation with your customers is at stake. Cyberattacks continue on an upward curve both in volume and sophistication. What’s more, the financial impact of suffering a data breach is high. The average cost is around four million euros, according to a report by the Ponemon Institute, which also shows that spending has increased by 10% in the last five years.
Security is an intrinsic element of Digital Transformation, a path that has been accelerated by the pandemic. Organisations have had to adapt overnight to teleworking and cybercriminals have found their opportunity. Attacks have increased, on many occasions using fear, alarm, and the willingness of users to stay informed about Covid-19.