Trade & logistics


What type of data does your company process?

  1. You send and store different documents and e-mails to your consumers: offers, agreements, order templates, and invoices.
  2. You exchange different document types and e-mails with your suppliers with offers, agreements, order templates, and invoices.
  3. You cooperate and exchange documents with law firms, HR agencies, external accounting offices, auditors, banks, insurance brokers, marketing agencies, and others.
  4. You exchange documents and e-mails internally such as corporate resolutions, financial statements, employee records, contracts, offers during preparation, and drafts of orders.

Why should you protect yourself and your customer?

  1. Avoid corporate espionage - especially offers, agreements, and lists of customers - as a result of hackers acting on behalf of competitors or independently looking for customers for your data.
  2. Avoid invoice hacking - when your customer paid into the wrong bank account based on a fake invoice.
  3. Avoid data leaks - when everybody could know about your business strategy, prices, offer, plans, and databases of customers.
  4. 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.

What can happen after a cybersecurity incident?

  1. You will lose your time and money because you lost your deals.
  2. You will lose your customers and business opportunities because someone else knows about your price levels, offers, and conditions of contracts.
  3. You might lose your customer if it was the victim of invoice hacking. Often the customer will file a case against your business..
  4. You might lose the trust of customers after a data leak. Sometimes, you should expect litigation to follow such an incident.
  5. You might have to pay financial penalties to the regulators  (GDPR, DORA, NIS-2, Privacy Acts, and others).