With the rise of technology, cyber threats have become a major concern for individuals and businesses alike.
One thing that is becoming increasingly clear is that the chance of a cyber event is not "if," but "when."
In fact, research has shown that 97% of cyber events are preventable.
So, what can we do to prevent a cyber event?
Preventing a cyber event is not solely about removing small errors, but also about having a comprehensive approach to cybersecurity.
While removing small errors, such as keeping software and systems updated, can help prevent specific types of cyber attacks, it is not enough on its own.
A comprehensive approach to cybersecurity also includes:
✅ Educate yourself and your employees:
It's important to educate yourself and your employees about cyber threats and best practices for staying safe online. This includes learning about common types of cyber attacks and the steps you can take to prevent them.
✅ Having strong security policies and procedures in place to help mitigate risk.
✅ Regularly monitoring and assessing your network for potential vulnerabilities.
✅ Providing training and education to employees on cybersecurity best practices and safe online behavior.
✅ Having incident response plans in place to quickly and effectively respond to any cyber incidents that may occur.
✅ Continuously evaluating and updating your security measures to keep pace with the evolving threat landscape.
Preventing a cyber event is about identifying, evaluating and mitigating potential risks through the implementation of a set of best practices and technologies, it's all about removing small errors but also about being proactive and having a holistic approach to cybersecurity