Vulnerability Assessments: The Pro-active Steps to Secure Your Organization

by Robert Boyce
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments SANS Institute Pen Testing & Audits threats/vulnerabilities

Every business contains an element of risk, ranging from issues of finance to product production. With the world of e-commerce continuing to emerge as the new industry standard businesses are faced with a new risk, the risk of technology.Malicious break-ins into corporate computer systems are mounting. A recent FBI study finds 85 percent of respondents detected computer security breaches during the past year. The survey drew responses from 538 security experts in various U.S. corporations and government agencies. Sixty-four percent suffered financial losses due to security breaches, and 186 respondents report a total loss of $378 million (Landergren).