You haven’t set clear policies around how your staff is to handle your data, so it’s a bit of a free-for-all as far as where files are saved, how devices are used, and how accounts are protected.
If a client of yours asked you what measures you were taking to keep your data secure, you wouldn’t quite know how to answer that question.
You’ve already experienced a minor breach and were able to recover. You’re worried that you won’t be quite so fortunate the next time this happens.
For some companies, security is a concern, but it isn’t a priority; they could do a better job with it, but it wouldn’t sink their business if something were to go wrong. In this case, it probably isn’t worth much of an investment in additional support.
Another option is to bring on an outsourced team to assess and maintain your systems, and to help keep your employees up-to-date with the latest security trends, and how to avoid falling for common scams. Here, support levels can scale to meet your needs and risk tolerance.
This is your best bet if you’ve experienced a breach, and is likely a good move if you’re subject to very strict compliance regulations. A security-focused firm will have the most advanced tools to prevent, detect, and remediate risks. This solution will be an investment in addition to your ongoing technology budget.
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