Cybersecurity is a necessity in today’s business landscape. One strike can have a devastating effect on all areas of your operation. The risks of cybersecurity are no longer contained to the IT department. Everyone has a stake in keeping your business protected.
Why Cybersecurity Matters
What exactly is cybersecurity? And why is it important to your organization?
Cybersecurity is the combination of people, processes, products and technology that protect an individual or an organization and its networks from digital attacks. Cybersecurity can also be known as information technology security, or IT security.
The practice of cybersecurity is important because it protects organizations and their networks from exposing financial or sensitive business data, as well as personnel information. It’s estimated that the average cost of a cyberattack is more than $1 million and results in operational/productivity loss.
Cybersecurity encompasses a number of elements, including:
A Resource to Help You Make Sense of Your Cybersecurity Needs
The time to be passive and unprepared is over. Building a culture of security is critical for future success and long-term viability. A culture of security reduces cybersecurity incidents, improves system efficiencies, decreases downtime should an incident occur and improves system security.
For many organizations, however, a lack of expertise, understanding and resources prevents them from truly implementing effective cybersecurity efforts.
Our Eye of the Storm guide is designed to help you understand cybersecurity and its impact on your organization, as well as prepare for the future. The guide, put together with Felhaber Larson, discusses:
Ready to get the guide? Fill out the form below and you’ll get immediate access to our cybersecurity guide, as well as an email with a link for later use.
A Trusted Advisor for Your Cybersecurity Needs
Leading organizations are taking a more strategic approach to cybersecurity and crafting comprehensive, in-depth cybersecurity action plans. But even the most forward-thinking need help to ensure they’re properly protected.
A trusted outside cybersecurity team can help you:
Eide Bailly can do all this and more. Our professionals deliver comprehensive security solutions including advisory, implementation, managed security and incident response services. Our goal is your success and peace of mind.
“The cost of having a periodic external assessment of our security more than pays for itself when you consider the cost we would incur if we had a security attack. It also insures we have the proper checks and balances in place to ensure we are doing the right thing. Working with Eide Bailly gives me peace of mind knowing that we are protected or at least our risk is greatly reduced by having these safeguards in place.”
-Leader of a mid-market manufacturer
Are you ready to adopt a culture of security?
Take a deeper dive into this Insight’s subject matter.Cybersecurity