Ransomware, DDoS attacks, data leaks: unfortunately, we face cybercrime more and more often.
A few years ago, there was already a hacking attack every 39 seconds and this number has done nothing but grown since. While you can clearly profit from automating your systems and improve your position in the market by using the latest technological developments, criminals move their interest to cybercrime, a nightmare for every company. As a logistics service company, you must protect your operations from these crimes because the threat of cybercrime grows. Therefore, you must not only secure your logistics software solutions, you also have to prevent hackers from finding a way into your systems via your other IT systems, or via the people in your organization.
But how do you protect your systems? And how can you make sure possible damages are limited? In this blog, we help you to protect your systems as much as possible.
Is your organization the target of a cyber attack, despite all precautions? Then you want to count on measurements you have taken to minimize the damage. Make sure you can rely on you digital safety net. You can already take the following measurements now.
1. Clear communication
For example, make clear agreements on who is in charge in this hypothetical situation. State when and how you are going to escalate. And determine who you are going to inform. Even when nothing seems clear, you have to escalate sometimes.
Furthermore, backups of your systems can give you the possibility to directly switch to a different environment. In that way, your processes often can continue undisturbed. The gradation of your measurements, is up to you. For example, you can choose to make extra backups, or even have a complete second environment ready. You can also maintain offline backups, or keep an Excel file of your actual stock, to switch to manual work quickly. In this case, discuss what options fit your organization with your software supplier and system administrator.
Do you want to learn more about how Mercurius IT and Boltrics protect your systems against hackers? Or do you want to know more about how to secure your systems yourself?
Please contact us at [email protected] We are glad to help.