You may not be in the intelligence technology business, but it’s probably impossible to imagine your business without IT. Today, computing technology plays a vital role in the way you serve, work with, and communicate to your customers and clients. Thanks to advances that have made technology more powerful yet less expensive, even the smallest operation can enjoy business capabilities – in everything from marketing and sales to delivery and fulfillment – that were once the sole domain of large enterprises.
But today’s big IT advantages come with major risks. Your networks and systems serve as your silent partner in operations. Should they fail – and when they do, it’s usually without warning – you’re exposed not just to an IT problem, but to a potentially large business problem.
This blog post and the posts over the next few weeks will countdown and expose 10 silent threats that might be quietly undermining your operations now – and proposes one quick, easy FREE way to bring these threats under control, fast.
Risk #10: Wrong keys in wrong hands
It’s just common sense: you restrict crucial information, such as bank accounts and client data, to carefully designated employees. Yet many firms have lost control of their network’s user level access privileges, exposing vital company and customer data to people without authorization. One of the first steps toward security is to be sure the right people have the right level of access to appropriate applications and data.