In a world where news spreads fast and online reputation is everything, cyber-attacks and data breaches are a massive threat to organizations across the world. Data breaches are among the top three threats to global stability and the average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million. Aside from the financial costs, reputations take a big hit and some never quite recover. When the overall costs of insufficient security are laid out, it’s clear that a solid cybersecurity strategy is crucial to every organization and a healthy cybersecurity budget is worth the investment.
So if you’re ready to level up your security, one of the most important places to start is with your employees and their knowledge and use of cybersecurity best practices. The cybersecurity tips below cover awareness, basic safety, online safety, social media, data security, tips for remote workers, small businesses and considerations for CEOs and CISOs to keep in mind.