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DON’ T LET YOUR 
DATA FALL INT0 THE 
WRONG HANDS!
The data security landscape 
is changing fast…
? 
What Gartner calls the “Nexus of Forces”: 
Source: www.gartner.com/technology/research/nexus-of-forces/
Has made the world smaller
and transformed how we work.
But it has also exposed our private data 
like never before.
On average, a single data breach in Australia in 2012 
cost a business $175. 
With 34,249 records compromised per breach
That’s a cost per breach of more than $5.9 million. 
Source: Symantec 2013 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis
A data breach can also cost you: 
CustomerS.
A data breach can also cost you: 
CustomerS 
Reputation.
A data breach can also cost you: 
CustomerS 
Reputation 
Competitive edge.
Meanwhile, cyber-attacks are getting more sophisticated. 
Malware is easier to access
and so is the necessary infrastructure, via the 
‘underground economy’. 
Source: www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/2828722
Cloud security is now a hot-button issue.
Cloud-based data storage can help companies: 
reduce costs.
Cloud-based data storage can help companies: 
reduce costs 
enhance security.
Cloud-based data storage can help companies: 
reduce costs 
enhance security 
increase flexibility.
But while the cloud gives small businesses the data 
capabilities they need to compete with big enterprises...
But while the cloud gives small businesses the data 
capabilities they need to compete with big enterprises... 
it potenti...
“The cloud vendor is providing the service, but the 
business still owns all the risk.” 
Nick Savvides, Symantec 
Source: ...
The fast rise of mobility is also keeping 
security experts busy.
93% 
93% of Australians aged 15-65 are expected to 
own a smartphone by 2018. 
Source: www.frost.com/prod/servlet/press-re...
Private 
------------------------- 
As the line between work and home life becomes 
less clearly defined BYOD (bring your ...
Private 
------------------------- 
and a data security headache.
Does your business have what it takes to deal 
with these risks?
61% of organisations do not have cyber-security 
incidents identified on their risk register.
61% of organisations do not have cyber-security 
incidents identified on their risk register. 
And 95% of professionals be...
Amid these rapidly evolving threats, 
how can you keep your data safe? 
X
1. 
Do a business 
impact analysis
Prioritise each data set in terms of 
its importance to the business.
What would a breach cost you in each case?
2. 
Audit your 
security policies
Check your enterprise 
security priorities are 
in sync with your 
business goals.
Do you have a 
BYOD policy?
Do you have a disaster 
recovery plan?
3. 
Choose 
your tools
Local disks, 
the cloud or both?
One or two-step encryption?
Is your security software 
up to date, flexible and easy to use?
As hackers get smarter, businesses must keep pace 
or suffer the consequences.
Do you have an action plan for your business?
Learn about the tools and strategies 
you need to know 
to keep your data safe. 
Download our free e-book
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Digital technology has transformed the way we work for the better but exposed our businesses to a plethora of security risks. Discover the strategies you can put in place to ensure that your company data remains yours – and yours alone.

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Data Security - How to protect your business from cybercrime - Fast Business

  1. 1. DON’ T LET YOUR DATA FALL INT0 THE WRONG HANDS!
  2. 2. The data security landscape is changing fast…
  3. 3. ? What Gartner calls the “Nexus of Forces”: Source: www.gartner.com/technology/research/nexus-of-forces/
  4. 4. Has made the world smaller
  5. 5. and transformed how we work.
  6. 6. But it has also exposed our private data like never before.
  7. 7. On average, a single data breach in Australia in 2012 cost a business $175. With 34,249 records compromised per breach
  8. 8. That’s a cost per breach of more than $5.9 million. Source: Symantec 2013 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis
  9. 9. A data breach can also cost you: CustomerS.
  10. 10. A data breach can also cost you: CustomerS Reputation.
  11. 11. A data breach can also cost you: CustomerS Reputation Competitive edge.
  12. 12. Meanwhile, cyber-attacks are getting more sophisticated. Malware is easier to access
  13. 13. and so is the necessary infrastructure, via the ‘underground economy’. Source: www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/2828722
  14. 14. Cloud security is now a hot-button issue.
  15. 15. Cloud-based data storage can help companies: reduce costs.
  16. 16. Cloud-based data storage can help companies: reduce costs enhance security.
  17. 17. Cloud-based data storage can help companies: reduce costs enhance security increase flexibility.
  18. 18. But while the cloud gives small businesses the data capabilities they need to compete with big enterprises...
  19. 19. But while the cloud gives small businesses the data capabilities they need to compete with big enterprises... it potentially exposes them to enterprise-level risks.
  20. 20. “The cloud vendor is providing the service, but the business still owns all the risk.” Nick Savvides, Symantec Source: www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/2828722
  21. 21. The fast rise of mobility is also keeping security experts busy.
  22. 22. 93% 93% of Australians aged 15-65 are expected to own a smartphone by 2018. Source: www.frost.com/prod/servlet/press-release.pag?docid=282630973
  23. 23. Private ------------------------- As the line between work and home life becomes less clearly defined BYOD (bring your own device) can be a great productivity booster
  24. 24. Private ------------------------- and a data security headache.
  25. 25. Does your business have what it takes to deal with these risks?
  26. 26. 61% of organisations do not have cyber-security incidents identified on their risk register.
  27. 27. 61% of organisations do not have cyber-security incidents identified on their risk register. And 95% of professionals believe general staff can improve their IT security skills or practices. Source: CERT Cyber Crime and Security Survey Report 2013
  28. 28. Amid these rapidly evolving threats, how can you keep your data safe? X
  29. 29. 1. Do a business impact analysis
  30. 30. Prioritise each data set in terms of its importance to the business.
  31. 31. What would a breach cost you in each case?
  32. 32. 2. Audit your security policies
  33. 33. Check your enterprise security priorities are in sync with your business goals.
  34. 34. Do you have a BYOD policy?
  35. 35. Do you have a disaster recovery plan?
  36. 36. 3. Choose your tools
  37. 37. Local disks, the cloud or both?
  38. 38. One or two-step encryption?
  39. 39. Is your security software up to date, flexible and easy to use?
  40. 40. As hackers get smarter, businesses must keep pace or suffer the consequences.
  41. 41. Do you have an action plan for your business?
  42. 42. Learn about the tools and strategies you need to know to keep your data safe. Download our free e-book

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