Trusted IT Security Services for Growing Companies
There is no indication that cyberattacks will lessen in the coming years, making it vital to ensure that your business is fully protected from dangers.
Once upon a time, IT security, audit and compliance were mainly the province of your IT administrators and were rarely discussed outside of ensuring that annual budgets would cover “business as usual”. Fast-forward to today, and everyone from business users to CEOs needs to be familiar with cybersecurity challenges at their various levels. Without this level of engagement, it’s all too easy for technical security tasks to fall to the wayside — leading to dangerous practices that can have a serious negative impact on your organization. Data breaches, the loss of intellectual property, malware . . . the list of concerns around IT security is nearly endless, and there is no one size fits all solution that can be deployed across various companies. Managing cybersecurity risk and protecting your organization requires a proactive and aggressive approach to security that will need buy-in at all levels of your organization and a strong IT services partner to support your various initiatives.
Engage Your Executives and Board Members with Cybersecurity Initiatives
It can be challenging to convince your executives and board members that cybersecurity is more important than that shiny new business project that they learned about, but the conversation is certainly worth the effort. When you help your senior leadership gain an active understanding of the vast cybersecurity challenges facing your organization, you’re more likely to gain the funding needed to protect the company against the rising risk of attack that is closing in on all sides. Sharing just a few statistics won’t tell the whole picture, but it can give your audience an idea of the scale of the challenges your company is facing:
- Companies will be impacted by an estimate $6 trillion in cybercrime damages in 2021
- The average data breach can cost organizations upwards of $1.25 million
- IT downtime can cost your company more than $5,600 per minute
With these stats in hand, you can quickly capture the attention of your executives and help them see the importance of fully funding cybersecurity support efforts.
Empower Business Users for Growth
Having a secure and reliable infrastructure relies on many of the same efforts that are used in cybersecurity support: robust antivirus and anti-malware solutions, highly secure wired and WiFi networks, tight user access management controls, web-based content filtering and more. When you deploy these solutions, your company is more likely to be able to weather a cybersecurity storm — and empower your business users with the access to tools and information that they will need to drive innovation both now and in the future. Protecting your enterprise against cyberattacks may be the primary driver for change, but it’s a positive narrative for all business users that the same changes are providing them with more functional solutions to support their everyday tasks. Having the right cybersecurity solutions in place can reduce your overall corporate risk of excessive compliance charges resulting from an extensive data breach.
Reduce Corporate Risk with Proactive Cybersecurity Solutions
Ensuring that your company is fully compliant with data storage and use is becoming an increasing problem for organizations, particularly as data requirements quickly evolve throughout the US and around the world. Current data privacy and storage standards are robust and require specific actions and reporting to ensure your business is fully compliant with local and national legislation. Tapping into this information remains a challenge, too, as companies scramble to define best practices that allow for easy access to data while still protecting maintaining a high level of security for the confidential information of users. There is a significant amount of corporate risk associated with data security, with non-compliant activities costing companies millions of dollars in Europe and the US.
IT Security Services Throughout Atlanta & Charlotte
Cybersecurity technology is arguably the top priority for millions of organizations around the world. With trillions of dollars in losses attributed to cybercriminals and data breaches every year, it’s no surprise that technology leaders are continually looking for new options that will help reduce the overall impact of cybercrime on their organizations. Protecting your organization has never been more important — or more difficult to achieve with only internal resources to draw upon. As one of the premier IT security and service providers in the Southeast United States, 360 Smart Networks is 100% focused on ensuring that your company stays safe and that your operations are running smoothly at all times. Contact us at (770) 518-7087 to schedule your complimentary initial consultation or to learn more about the cybersecurity solutions that we provide to companies of all sizes.
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Meet Our CEO Marius Nel
Marius has over 25 years of extensive technical and business managerial experience. After beginning his career in the R&D sector of mechanical engineering Marius made the switch to IT in 1996, first acting as a technical support engineer and later moving up to the departmental general manager of a large JSE-listed company. After immigrating to the U.S. in 2001, Marius began laying the foundation for what would eventually become 360 Smart Networks.