Did you know that most consumers are ready to flee business that have experienced a cybersecurity breach?
A survey conducted by KPMG in the United States reports that 33% of consumers are likely to avoid transacting in a business for at least three months if it has experienced a cybersecurity breach.
According to the 2016 Consumer Loss Barometer study, 19% of respondents would go so far as to stop visiting a business whose cybersecurity breach led to their personal information being compromised, even if that business had done everything to remedy the situation.
Risk assessment of your computer systems: an effective means of preventing cybersecurity breach
To avoid a cybersecurity breach, many cybersecurity measures must be implemented within your organisation. Yet, it is not always obvious how to obtain concrete recommendations and prioritise measures to be taken. Moreover, if your budget is limited, contracting the services of a professional is not always an option. Action is nonetheless required since consumers might flee your business if a problem arises!