Some of the biggest companies in the world (and most recently UK´s own National Health System) have weathered huge cyber-security breaches. Studies by Gartner Technology Research show that only 6% of companies will survive more than two years after a major data loss, with 43% of the companies collapsing instantly. With this in mind, have you thought about the consequences of not having a proper data protection in place?

If you handle data through web applications, security is paramount. The size of your company is irrelevant, an attacker will use any vulnerability as an opportunity to access confidential data.

Data Protection

Data protection rules are getting tougher with governments and organisations becoming increasingly aware of the severity associated with being unprotected.  Studies by Kaspersky Lab show that 30% of business surveyed have not fully implemented anti-malware software and a staggering 61% of the businesses surveyed across 11 countries had experienced malware infections over a 12-month period. This gets worse; not only is your client data vulnerable but there are  other risks linked to cyber-security, such as:

Reputational Risks

Failure to secure your device can affect the reputation of the product as well as the company who developed it. This is the direct impact to yourself. Either a consumer or collateral risk will result in reputational damages.

Consumer Risks

Failure to secure your device risks the personal information of consumers, potentially leading to identity theft or embarrassment depending on the data being handled.

The four most common types of cyber attacks are:

  1. Phishing such as spoofing attack, Malware attack or DNS-based attack,
  2. Integrity threats such as modification of user data on server or while in transit or modification of memory,
  3. Confidentiality threats, eavesdropping on the internet or theft of information from web servers,
  4. Denial of services (DDOS) such as blocking user requests or flooding of information (spamming) on web servers,

Here are our four techniques for enhancing your cyber-security and ensuring peace of mind:

  1. HTTP based authentication,
  2. Form-based authentication with/without SSL credentials is collected via a web application then sent to the web server as part of the form data,
  3. Certificate-based authentication to encrypt the message,
  4. Digest-based authentication to encrypt the message

At Duuzra we take your data protection seriously. We bring our own network to the events, conferences and meetings, where all data is stored locally. All client data is then stored on our local in-store server, meaning that your data cannot be accessed via the internet or through the Cloud.

Protecting your phone, desktop and device is as important as locking your front door when you leave the house. Don’t let a small vulnerability put your company at risk.