Future-oriented data policy: data protection and cybersecurity are a perfect pair …

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Stress in the workplace due to insufficient resources and negligence are the greatest risk factor. «… .88% of the participants recognize that digitization is associated with additional cyber risks and that in addition to the visible opportunities, the invisible dangers are also growing. According to bsi.bund.de, only 29% of the institutions surveyed see cyber security and data protection as a competitive advantage … Β»

An example: after a local control room of the company went down, it became clear that the computers were infected with ransomware. The trigger was the β€œsmart” coffee machine, connected to the Internet, which independently ordered reorders. The coffee maker was not only connected to an isolated Wi-Fi network, but also to the local control room network. The endpoint security, network segmentation and application network communication control were missing.

β€œBest practice” for the systematic identification of risks is the neutral risk assessment that ensures systematics and objectivity. The result is an overview of the hazard potential and a risk assessment for preventive measures:

  • So that failures in digital supply chains are no longer a cause of business interruptions;
  • So that the advantages of new technologies – artificial intelligence, IoT etc. – and digitization can be used to increase efficiency.
  • So that fires, explosions and natural disasters no longer threaten IT systems, data centers and cloud services, but instead protect redundancies, fail-safety and recoverability.
  • And cybersecurity largely serves as protection for digital transformation and data protection.

Future-proof your business with a data policy of trust for progress and innovation. It’s a quality attribute. It positively influences the success of the company and leads to higher employee satisfaction.