People often think that cybersecurity is a technical problem and therefore only requires a technical solution. This article looks deeper into the impacts of a hack such as WannaCry and makes it apparent that cybersecurity not only benefits a company’s bottom line but also contributes to overall corporate and societal sustainability.
The human element and responsibility of cybersecurity cannot be overlooked, especially when it comes to driving cyber-awareness and promoting good cyber-safety. Making sure your business is "vaccinated" can make a big impact.
As the “NotPetya” ransomware attack spreads around the world, it’s making clear how important it is for everyone – and particularly corporations – to take cybersecurity seriously. The companies affected by this malware include power utilities, banks and technology firms. Their customers are now left without power and other crucial services, in part because the companies did not take action and make the investments necessary to better protect themselves from these cyberattacks. Cybersecurity is becoming another facet of the growing movement demanding corporate social responsibility. This broad effort has already made progress toward getting workers paid a living wage, encouraging companies to operate zero-waste production plants and practice cradle-to-cradle manufacturing – and even getting them to donate products to people in need.