Past December, South Korea-based Cryptocurrency exchange Youbit shut down its door after it was hit by a cyber-attack (for the second time in 8 months). Only a week back, a Japanese Cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck was hacked, costing it more than $534 million. These instances of cyber-terrorism are not just limited to the crypto-community. The number of such digital attacks is increasing at a much quicker pace, spanning across industries. Did you know the average cost of a data breach will exceed $150 million by 2020? A research done by Microsoft confirms that the potential cost of cyber-crime to the world is about $500 billion. Another research done shows one hack-attack happen every 39 seconds. If these numbers don’t get you on alert about the security of your server, we don’t know what will! Even if you’re a small business owner, operating on a limited scale, you must take proactive measures to protect your digital infrastructure, given 43 percent of cyber attacks are aimed at small businesses.
So here’s a direct question – when was the last time you did security auditing of your servers?
A simple and effortless server auditing from the right experts cannot only safeguard your business from critical cyber attacks but also fuel its growth and sustainability by adding efficiency to its functioning.
Here are 5 benefits of performing security audits of servers regularly: