Cybersecurity is a big problem for all businesses both big and small. So which of these common misconceptions are keeping your company from being cybersafe?
Cybersecurity is one of any business’ main concerns, and for good reason. Keeping track of all of a business’ information is tough work, but the effects of letting any of it get stolen are harmful and far-reaching.
The number of cybersecurity threats are increasing by the day, and it is difficult to keep track of each one of them as they come up. It is even more difficult, if not impossible, to predict each new threat before it appears. Thus, businesses have to try their best to ensure that their data stays protected against an ever-increasing amount of threats.
One of the most surprising myths is that cybersecurity is only the IT department’s responsibility. While the IT department does do a lot of work related to cybersecurity, it is actually every employee’s responsibility to stay on guard for potential threats.
A surprising amount of data breaches occur due to negligence or malicious action from employees of the company, so it is important to cultivate a business culture where cybersecurity is a top-of-mind concern for every employee. Working to create this culture should be a priority for any business professional, and it can truly save businesses from having their data stolen.
To learn more about cybersecurity myths and how they could hurt your company, check out the full infographic below.
Author: Rob Sobers is a Senior Director at cybersecurity firm Varonis. He has been writing and designing software for over 20 years and is co-author of the book Learn Ruby the Hard Way, which has been used by millions of students to learn the Ruby programming language. Prior to joining Varonis in 2011, Rob held a variety of roles in engineering, design, and professional services.