Frequently Asked Questions
Get answers to your most pressing questions about our services and solutions with our comprehensive FAQs. We understand that navigating the world of Information Technology can be complex, which is why we’ve compiled a list of common queries and concerns to help provide clarity and peace of mind. If you can’t find the information you’re looking for, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our expert team – we’re always here to help.
No company today is safe from cyber attacks. Deep web is crawling with hackers and persons of interest who are looking to make quick money. Your business size does not matter. What matters is how secure you are at the end of the day.
With sophisticated tools and playbooks, it is getting easier and easier to target and attack businesses regardless of size. If you have an online presence, if you have computers and other systems within the organization, it is not a question of “if” but “when” you get breached.
Cybersecurity is a broad term that includes securing data and the technology systems responsible for moving, storing, and authenticating data. For businesses, cybersecurity encompasses the technology that’s in place to help keep your business safe, the people and processes that ensure your business stays safe, and the education to ensure your employees remain vigilant against potential cyberthreats.
Cyber crime on the other hand is criminal activity that either targets or uses a computer, a computer network or a networked device. Most, but not all, cybercrime is committed by cybercriminals or hackers who want to make money. Cybercrime is carried out by individuals or organizations.
Some key cyber security facts:
- 95% of cybersecurity breaches are caused by human error. (Cybint)
- 88% of organizations worldwide experienced spear phishing attempts in 2019. (Proofpoint)
- 68% of business leaders feel their cybersecurity risks are increasing. (Accenture)
- On average, only 5% of companies’ folders are properly protected. (Varonis)
- Data breaches exposed 36 billion records in the first half of 2020. (RiskBased)
- 86% of breaches were financially motivated and 10% were motivated by espionage. (Verizon)
- 45% of breaches featured hacking, 17% involved malware and 22% involved phishing. (Verizon)
- Between January 1, 2005, and May 31, 2020, there have been 11,762 recorded breaches. (ID Theft Resource Center)
- The top malicious email attachment types are .doc and .dot which make up 37%, the next highest is .exe at 19.5%. (Symantec)
- An estimated 300 billion passwords are used by humans and machines worldwide. (Cybersecurity Media)
- The average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million as of 2020. (IBM)
- The average time to identify a breach in 2020 was 207 days. (IBM)
- And the average lifecycle of a breach was 280 days from identification to containment. (IBM)
- Personal data was involved in 58% of breaches in 2020. (Verizon)
- Security breaches have increased by 11% since 2018 and 67% since 2014. (Accenture)
- 64% of Americans have never checked to see if they were affected by a data breach. (Varonis)
- 56% of Americans don’t know what steps to take in the event of a data breach. (Varonis)
Data and Analytics
Effective data visualization requires careful planning and design. You should work with experienced professionals who understand your business needs and can create visualizations that are tailored to your organization’s goals. It’s also important to regularly review and update your visualizations to ensure that they are still providing valuable insights.
Data architecture refers to the design and organization of your organization’s data assets. It includes decisions around data modeling, data storage, and data integration. Having a well-defined data architecture can help your organization optimize its data assets and make more informed business decisions.
Data can be analyzed in many forms, including structured data (such as sales data and customer records) and unstructured data (such as social media posts and customer feedback). By combining different types of data, you can gain a more comprehensive view of your business and customers.
AI and Machine Learning
There are several ethical concerns around the use of AI, including issues around bias and discrimination, privacy and security, and the potential for job displacement. It is important for businesses to consider these issues when implementing AI solutions.
AI is being used in a variety of ways in business today, from chatbots that provide customer support to algorithms that help optimize supply chain logistics. AI is also increasingly being used in data analysis and decision-making processes.
Getting started with AI can be daunting, but there are many resources available to help businesses get started. It is important to first identify a specific business problem that AI can help solve, and to work with experts in the field to develop a strategy and implementation plan.
What is your experience with cloud integrations, and can you provide any examples of successful projects in this area?
Our team has extensive experience in integrating cloud solutions with existing on-premise and cloud-based applications. We have completed numerous successful cloud integration projects across various industries, including healthcare, finance, and e-commerce. Our approach involves a thorough analysis of our clients’ existing systems, followed by a detailed integration plan that outlines the steps required to achieve seamless connectivity between systems.
We offer a range of cloud services, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). These services differ in terms of the level of control and management that the client has over the cloud environment. IaaS provides the most control and flexibility, allowing clients to manage their own infrastructure and applications in the cloud. PaaS provides a platform for developers to build and deploy applications without having to manage the underlying infrastructure. SaaS provides a fully managed application or service that clients can access and use without having to manage any infrastructure or applications.
- Choose a cloud provider that is compliant with the necessary regulations and standards.
- Use encryption to protect data in transit and at rest.
- Implement access controls to ensure that only authorized personnel can access sensitive data.
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