How might a Cyber-Event adversely affect your wellbeing and that of your staff, friends, customers and suppliers?
Be a Bright Tech-Savvy Ostrich and consider the following:
a. Catastrophic computer failure through breakdown or sudden and unforeseen circumstance (such as fire or flood).
b. Breach of computer systems’ security, perhaps caused by
- Staff with ulterior motives with automatic access to data
- Careless staff who give away passwords and/or other relevant data
- Phishing, Whaling and Spear phishing expeditions Read More
- Hackers with an ambition to steal and sell personal data
- Hackers paid to locate and download specific data such as Intellectual property
- Distress caused by those who are effected and the resulting damages.
c. Ransomware and malware
- These can be used to prevent your access to key operational data and your networks seriously interrupting the running of your business. Read More
d. Forensic costs involved in rectification
- The costs to engage specialists to find the cause of the event, mitigate losses and advise on the best solution.
e. Interruption to business Read More
- Network downtime
- Loss of direct revenues and future revenues which are affected by the cyber event
- Costs of reconstituting data.
f. Adverse publicity
- Additional costs involved in regaining trust throughout your supply chain.
- The reduction in turnover following loss of trust due to a Cyber event
- The costs required to engage various consultancy services to mitigate the financial losses