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Risk Assessment Begins With Assurance Of Network Security

Because of the prominence of Internet involvement, IT infrastructure is a necessity on which every organization relies. It is critical to safeguard IT infrastructure and company data, which necessitates a watchful network security approach. Many intelligent small and mid-sized business (SMB) owners are still concerned after adopting simple precautions such as installing a firewall and anti-virus software. They are aware that hackers are persistent, and their network may include undetected weaknesses. This is when a risk assessment comes into play. A security evaluation performed by a certified independent specialist may take the guessing out of network security.

SMB Risk Assessment

Why Can’t SMBs Afford a Network Security Assessment?

A risk assessment is a time-consuming process, and it is not a free service, which often discourages SMBs from obtaining one. When you consider the alternative, whatever the fair cost of an unbiased risk assessment may be, it is well worth it. Without effective network security, organizations face a form of calamity from which the majority of small firms never recover–a data breach. As additional proof, the following statistics are provided:

According to IBM, effective cyberattacks on small firms occur 4,000 times every day.
When a small firm is suffering downtime, it costs $8,600 or more each hour.
More than half of all SMBs have been the target of a cyberattack at least once, and the same amount have experienced a data breach in the last year.

These are just a few of the disturbing figures that highlight how important it is for small businesses to conduct a network security evaluation as soon as possible.

Contact Cloudilax today to schedule your complimentary 15-minute network assessment.

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