What type of data does your organization process?
- You store and exchange different types of documents and e-mails such as applications documents, personal & sensitive data of students and employees, scans of identification documents, medical data, and others.
- You exchange documents with lawyers, external accounting offices, auditors, banks, insurance brokers, marketing agencies, and others.
- You exchange documents and e-mails internally - including your corporate documents, financial statements & agreements, and preparatory documents for tenders.
Why should you protect yourself and your customer?
- Avoid data leaks of personal & sensitive data of individuals and employees. Personal data leaks can result in financial obligations, including loans, identity theft, and other illegal use.
- Avoid ransomware with double extortion when data from your notebooks, e-mail, and servers gets stolen, and you are blackmailed and forced to pay a ransom. Hackers will demand a ransom for not disclosing stolen data but might do it even after you paid.
- Avoid invoice (or others documents) hacking - when your customer paid into the wrong bank account based on a fake invoice.
What can happen after a cybersecurity incident?
- You might have to pay financial penalties to the regulators (especially GDPR, different Privacy Acts, and others).
- You might lose the trust of candidates and students after a data leak. You can expect litigation to follow..
- You will lose your time and money because of ransomware attacks, payment of ransom or time spent on disaster recovery.
- You might damage your good reputation as an organization.