In the business world, it’s natural that you encounter those that want to see you fail, but there are also those that simply want to piggyback off your success. In many ways, security threats are a little bit of both, as they can potentially steal your data and leverage it to their benefit, as well as cause harm to your organization. We’ll dig into some of the details of the most common security threats and the risks they cause for your business.
Before we get too deep, we want to emphasize that there are two primary categories for threats to your business: external and internal.
External threats are those that come from outside your business’ network. The majority of threats will fall into this particular category, and it contains a lot of big names that you have likely heard in the past. Here are a couple of examples of threats to your business, as well as what they can lead to:
Internal threats can come from the most unlikely sources, as even the most well-meaning employees could accidentally expose your business to potential threats. Furthermore, there could even be more sinister forces at work with employees potentially trying to actively sabotage operations. Here are some ideas for threats and what could happen from them:
Does your business need help maintaining security and keeping track of the countless threats out there? Infradapt can equip you with the best security measures on the market. To learn more, reach out to us at 800.394.2301.