Criminalising Cybercrime and Raising the Risk for Cyber-attackers.
While more and more businesses are beginning to realise the potential of Containers and grow excited about the benefits they can bring, there’s an essential, mutually inclusive component that cannot be overlooked: Data Protection.
Taking a strategic view of where technologies you have not successfully deployed before sit within your wider business objectives is crucial for building the business case for them and acquiring the necessary buy-in from budget holders to invest complementary solutions and onboard the necessary skills.
It’s up to every organisation across every industry to invest in modern data protection practices to minimise the impact of ransomware attacks. Viewing attacks as an inevitability is the first step towards creating a more cyber-secure culture, with employees who are more educated and aware of ransomware. At the same time, businesses need to have the right safeguards in place to minimise disruption, including anti-virus software and firewalls, plus continuous backup and recovery to offer adequate insurance against the crippling effects of ransomware.
Technology’s role in the world has evolved into that of something which is expected to be ubiquitous, always-on and permanently available. The world simply will not accept ‘this page cannot be displayed’ anymore.
When COVID-19 arrived in early 2020, enterprises’ first priority was to patch together a communications and information-sharing infrastructure that could sustain operations until work could return to normal. More than a year later, returns are on hold, and enterprises are rethinking their visions of “normal.” They’re reimagining their workplaces and their business practices, embracing more flexible models that take advantage of the benefits of edge technologies.
Businesses looking to deliberately form a multi-cloud strategy must first ensure that their standards of digital hygiene including cybersecurity protocols, tracking, clear roles and responsibilities are fit for purpose. This is fundamental to the success of reaping the very real benefits of, while managing the potential risks in terms of cloud security and cost containment.