Did you know that in 2021, 64% of companies all over the world have experienced at least one form of cyberattack? And did you know that cyberattacks increased by 50% in 2021 compared to 2020? This does not sound very good, but luckily, business owners now have the means to fight the malicious actors targeting their companies, threatening to expose sensitive customer data, and disrupt their operations for days.
Is the Internet a blessing or a curse for businesses? I think it’s both. As companies, regardless of their sector, size, and age, benefit a lot from the internet and its many tools, so are the cybercriminals who are patiently waiting in the dark to find holes and cracks in organizations’ systems to gain access to critical data.
The advancement of technology and the fact that hackers become more and more skilled at their jobs pose a significant threat to organizations of all sizes.
Reasons Why Cybersecurity Is Crucial for Your Company
In order to better understand why cybersecurity is so important to companies, let’s see what are the main implications of a cyberattack:
The financial impact! Companies that experience cyberattacks often lose a lot of money in the form