In today’s business environment, network security should be everybody’s concern.
It doesn’t matter if you’re not in a regulated industry like a medical or financial. Everyone is being held accountable for security breaches at their company.
You see it all the time in the Wall Street Journal and the USA Today where reports are coming in where it goes straight to the CEO. If there has been a breach within their company, the CEO is held accountable, and that goes for the little companies too. You do have responsibility to make sure you a full understanding of what your network structure is and the security measures that are in place.
Now the good news is there are some fantastic products out there that give a tremendous amount of visibility into your network. Who’s coming, who’s is going. You can set the right types of policies, procedures, and rules to make sure that only the right data gets through your firewall.So, if you haven’t thought about your network security in quite a while, maybe that’s why you sleep so good.
It’s a scary, scary thing but you can wrap your head around it. It can be solved and it. It can be taken care of. And it probably won’t cost as much as you think it will.