Identifying and Managing Internal Security Threats in Your Business

Cybercrime is not a trend or a whim, it is a thriving business. Cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities are constantly evolving, consequently exposing your business to newer, unheard-of security risks. Hackers are patient and often spend weeks or months inside a network. They navigate within the System to progressively corrupt or steal data, undetected.

$6 Trillion

Damage related to cybercrime is projected to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021.1

What is Hiding Inside Your Network?

While most businesses today focus on dealing with external cyber threats, internal risk factors are often overlooked in the process. Some of the common internal security vulnerabilities, which often go unnoticed, happen inside the network and behind security measures like firewalls and anti-virus or anti-malware software.

Top Insider Threats Missed by Conventional IT Security Tools

Unauthorized Access to Computers with Confidential Information

Unauthorized User Login to IT Infrastructure (Servers, Etc.)

Unauthorized New Users Added to the Domain

Anomalous and Suspicious Logins to Computers

Unusual Login Hours for Daytime Workers

Systems with Uninstalled Critical Patches Longer than 30 Days

Systems Inside the Network with Exploitable Vulnerabilities

Unexpected Changes to Internal or Wireless Networks

Connections to Unauthorized Wireless Networks

Storage of Credit Card Details, PII, EPHI, and Other Sensitive Information

206 Days

The average time taken to identify a breach in 2019 was 206 days.2

Why Your Business Must Invest in Security

Cybercrimes are making the headlines across the globe and are guaranteed to grow and evolve in the coming years. That said, investing in robust security solutions such as internal threat detection is now a necessary cost of doing business. However, this investment can not only help save you money in potential damages due to a security breach, but it can also enable you to protect your business reputation and customer relationships.

36%

Loss of customer trust and business have serious financial repercussions for businesses, accounting for 36% of the total average cost of a data or security breach.3

Making Internal Security Simple

Given the increasing reliance on technology and connectivity, modern businesses are continuously exposed to new, rapidly-evolving cyber threats. Staying on top of these security vulnerabilities does not have to be confusing and overwhelming. Our security solutions are designed to help reduce risks and damages from cyber threats while you focus on growing your business.

Don’t Become the Next News Headline or Statistic. Contact DTG Today to get the Security Solutions Your Business Deserves.

1) Cybersecurity Ventures Official Annual Cybercrime Report
2 & 3) Cost of a Data Breach Report 2019 – IBM Security

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