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Cybersecurity: Why Your Organization Needs Help

 
Cybersecurity has become one of the biggest buzz words of the modern technology era. Organizations around the world are investing billions of dollars in IT security measures to prevent cyber-attacks—putting up protective firewalls and building fortresses to keep the bad guys from getting in. Still, it’s almost impossible to navigate the sea of security threats on your own and the chances of your network being compromised, despite the expensive software investments you have made, are very high.

In 2016, the number of data breaches in the United States reached an all-time-high of 1,093—a 40% increase from 2015—each with an average total cost of $6.5 million. The global cost of cyber-attacks in 2016 is estimated around $400 billion and projected to grow to $2.1 trillion by 2019. With statistics like these, it’s clear that somewhere along the line, organizations everywhere are missing something.

According to world-renowned cybersecurity scientist, Eric Cole,

“There’s no maybe about it—adversaries will
breach your system infrastructure—if they
haven’t already.

Instead of just considering how to stop attacks,
you need to control and minimize the overall
damage from an incursion.”

 

Additionally, 70 percent of damage incurred happens within the walls of your company, rendering all of your high-tech external security measures helpless.

Through threat hunting and analysis, a cyber consultant can closely examine your security controls to help prevent these breaches from happening in your organization. Then, they can train your employees and give them the skills needed to fully understand your security posture and deliver intelligent reports on your level of risk.

MCW provides independent assessments to address your unique security issues. We also conduct advanced penetration tests to identify vulnerabilities in your organization. Our training programs help prepare your IT department for potential attacks and our product analysis provides solid recommendations based on your security profile.
 
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For more on MCW’s services, download our Information Security Brochure or visit www.mcwsolutions.com.