At AD2000 Group Ltd we take IT Security very seriously and work hard with our suppliers and consultants to ensure we are kept up to date with all new threats that may jeopardise or corrupt our clients business and in some cases render their business systems unusable. In this modern time of cyber terrorism and theft it is important that every business no matter how big or small protects themselves fully and having an IT specialist monitoring and taking care of their systems is the only way to ensure that these types of actions may be stopped before it has a drastic effect.
IT Security or Computer security is the protection of information systems from theft or damage to the hardware, the software, and to the information on them, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they provide.
Your business resilience should always be proactive not a reactive measure.
The internet can bring huge business opportunities and benefits, but it also brings hazards. Every day there are cyber-attacks on UK companies, attempting to steal information and money, or disrupt business. It is increasingly important to manage these hazards to take advantage of the internet whilst protecting your business.
IT security covers all the processes by which equipment, information and services are protected from unintended or unauthorised access, the change or destruction and the process of applying security measures to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data.
What is directly at risk?
Everything from your money, personal information, reputation, IT equipment and all your IT based services. Information is an asset that can take many forms: client lists, your financial details, customer databases, your customers’ financial details, your product designs or manufacturing processes. There is a hazard to your IT services and information wherever they are stored.
Who could pose a threat to these assets?
- Criminals out to steal from you, compromise your valuable information or disrupt your business.
- Former or even current or employees or people you do business with.
- Business competitors wanting to gain an economic advantage.
What form could the threat take?
- Damage to other companies that you supply or are affiliated with.
- Financial losses from theft of information, financial and bank details or money.
- Financial losses from disruption to trading and doing business – especially if you are dependent on doing business online. The worst case can result in a business being out of action for up to 10 days.
- Losing business from bad publicity & damage to your reputation & customer base.
- Theft or unauthorised access of computers, laptops, tablets, mobiles.
- Costs from cleaning up affected systems and getting them up and running.
- Costs of fines if personal data is lost or compromised.
GET IN TOUCH