(Note: referenced media articles are local to Quebec, therefore in French)
“I have good backups, so we’re well protected.”
No. Sorry, but no.
Talk to Mr. Marquis of Marquis Equipment in Sherbrooke; last November, his company was robbed of $120,000.00.
Westrock in La Tuque: “This could result in a deferral or loss of revenue and additional costs that could have a negative impact on financial results.”
And finally, a woman who saw her personal information compromised in a data breach at Olymel last October; she had worked there for 6 weeks in 1999!
Financial impact, and – above all – on the company’s reputation.
Please, don’t make the headlines!
A security audit for your data costs much less than the consequences, and could go a long way to mitigating the risk of it happening to you.