Empowering Enterprise: Don’t let cybersecurity be an afterthought


Jul, 18

Empowering Enterprise: Don’t let cybersecurity be an afterthought

As employees bring devices, app and data into organizations, protecting company data becomes more important than ever. In today’s digital world, traditional IT boundaries are fast disappearing and adversaries are continuously identifying new targets to attack.

Organizations that do not prioritize security face the risk of significant financial loss, damage to customer satisfaction and market reputation.

With cybersecurity incidents being extremely costly for organizations of all sizes in Singapore – averaging US$13.8 million in economic loss for a large-size organization and US$177,000 for a mid-size organization, cybersecurity needs to be prioritised in an organization’s digital transformation strategy in order to help lay the secure foundation for its continued growth in the future.

Read the full article titled “Don’t let cybersecurity be an afterthought” to find out what the Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft Singapore has to say about the importance of cybersecurity.

“Empowering Enterprise” is an ongoing Ingram Micro series published in every Wednesday’s edition of The Business Times. It aims to provide news and thought leadership on the latest developments in cloud and security.

The series is produced in partnership with the following vendors: Dropbox, Microsoft, VMware, Cisco, IBM, Progress, Symantec, Barracuda, Dell EMC, FireEye, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Juniper Networks, Lenovo, Menlo Security, Adobe, BitTitan, DocuSign, NSFOCUS and Veritas.

This post may contain excerpts from an article entitled “Don’t let cybersecurity be an afterthought” published in The Business Times on 18 July 2018.

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