Are your customers' IT systems ready for security requirements in 2018?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a hot topic in the IT world right now, particularly with respect to the impact poor security could have on compliance. Recent research by IT security firm Varonis found that 60% of EU cyber security specialists have concerns about the changes to data protection that will be required in May next year. Many of these concerns revolve around whether there is a readiness gap in terms of the situation now vs. the higher standards of data handling and security that are likely to be required.

Do you need additional staff to help with the back-to-work push for upcoming projects in the New Year?

You might be currently up to your neck in Christmas deadlines and festive schedules but what happens after that? For many businesses, the January back-to-work push can be a time of great stress, particularly if you don’t have the resources in place to help you deal with it. If this sounds all too familiar from years gone by then 2018 might be the year that working with an outsourced partner can turn your New Year projects around.

How could penetration testing highlight areas of security for your customers to improve?

Penetration testing is designed to evaluate security, to highlight any flaws and to provide insight into vulnerabilities. As the number of threats to business increase on a daily basis it is becoming an essential tool for every enterprise that is dependent on its IT. For your customers, it offers the opportunity to get ahead of any third parties with malicious intent, to expose the gaps in security so that they can be dealt with now before others are able to exploit them.

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