Your data might already be breached


If you think hackers aren’t trying to infiltrate your business or organization, you are probably lying to yourself.  The average data breach lasts 205 days before it is detected and stopped and the average cost to clean up the mess is $5.5 million.  If your company or organization doesn’t have that kind of money to throw away on something preventable, there are steps you can take to prevent a data breach from going undetected.


There are lots of software and firewall options out there that can stop data breaches in their tracks, but there are still plenty of ways hackers can get around them.  One of the most popular ways is to steal employee credentials or even their mobile devices.  That’s why monitoring employee activity is so important.

Most data breaches take place in the healthcare, business, and government and military sectors, but anyone on the web is susceptible.  With data breaches, it’s not a matter of if but rather a matter of when.  Learn all about data breaches and how you can protect your company or organization from this infographic.  You might be surprised how common and far-reaching data breaches can be!  If you discover them early, you can limit the damage.


Infographic and Featured Image Courtesy of Bitglass

By Brian Wallace

Brian Wallace is the President of NowSourcing, Inc., a premier social media firm specializing in infographic design, development and content marketing promotion. The company is based in Louisville, KY and works with companies that range from small business to Fortune 500.

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