These terms seem to be in the headlines nearly every day.
Truth is, most “hacks” are harmless pranks or exploits that usually do nothing more than cause a minor inconvenience. In fact, monitoring for these intrusions can be beneficial in alerting to flaws in code or security which could lead to potentially severe future attacks if not corrected.
Malicious attacks (those Hacks of a more serious nature) could result in staggering costs due to matters of trust, law suits, fines and lost revenue.
Maximum number of mouse clicks required by an online customer to find your business, product or service.
Minimum number of mouse clicks required by a malicious hacker to steal confidential data, critical business information and your network.
Techniques to protect Networks and Information evolve constantly; as do ways to circumvent those techniques. Hackers are very intelligent and thrive on creative problem solving to achieve their goals. Therefore Information Security has to be a combination of conventional and innovative tactics to be effective in protecting Networks and Information; continually reviewed and revised to protect against current and future risks and vulnerabilities.
What you must do is ensure safeguards, policies and procedures are in place to alert, avert and lessen the severity of an attack.
For an overview on Network and Information Security visit the Synopsis page.
For information on the methodology we utilize visit the 3CLX Services page.
Please Contact 3CLX to discuss your Information Security questions, concerns and objectives. We will work together to provide an effective, affordable solution for your organizations unique requirements and goals.
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