It is said that if the technology appears in the Mercedes then other manufacturers will follow suit and those features will become standard, and that most of them are safety and security items.
So why is Davos like the S500?
If you read this BBC article (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/30925696), you’ll see that CEO’s of the world’s largest organisations are at last taking a very active interest in data security. And if they do, you can be sure that CEO’s of more modest organisations will do so too. The trickle-down effect.
True enough cyber criminals interested in bringing down a nuclear power station probably won’t be interested in hacking a double glazing company in Ipswich to get a customer prospect list, but free of charge hacking tools and tutorials are available on-line and there are more would be hackers out there that you can shake a stick at.
What’s the answer then?
Well it depends on what you are trying to protect; reputation, PCI data, customer data, supplier data or uptime for services.
There is no one answer, except this. Take responsibility as CEO to protect your business, your organisation, your school or college.
- Step One: Speak to a data security company such as Net-Ctrl
- Step two: Budget for investment in data security
- Step three: Review your budget and processes and systems regularly
- Step four: Continue to take responsibility