Everything is automated these days in this technology-dominated era. The amount of data transfer happening in the world at this very moment is too much for our small minds to comprehend. However, with all the data consumption and transactions happening, there are few threats to this data that many people, especially business owners, should know.
According to a recent survey, 78% of business owners were not worried about their system being breached by hackers. A breach in data is a serious offense and can lead to fat lawsuits in some countries. A company must ensure its employees and customers, whose information it is holding, that it is secure. IT professionals must maintain security software and keep it updated. This is the reason why many companies invest a considerable amount of assets in their IT department so that they can provide defense against cyber-attacks.
Data is an important asset for a company or a business; therefore, it is needed to be secured from unauthorized access from unapproved personnel. However, no one can guarantee a 100% security from data hackers, but numerous steps can be taken by a company to minimize the threat.
In a more recent event, Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, testified in front of the senate for basically outing the data of 90 million of its users. This gives us the clarity that we are not in control of our data, and a company can use it; however, it wants.
Let's take a look into this infographic to gain a more detailed and analytical view about data security.
Infographic by: usbmakers.com