A study by the Ponemon institute found that most companies take about 6 months to detect data breaches within their network, according to ZDNet. While financial firms take 98 days on average to detect attacks, retailers generally take 197 days. During the months that cyber criminals go undetected, they are able to move about the network where they can log keystrokes, steal login credentials, learn company secrets, and possibly steal money.
Now that cloud based computing and storage have become a norm in over 70 percent of businesses by 2016, it’s shocking to find out how very few of those businesses are legitimately concerned with the vulnerability and security risks that come along with this new technology. With the cloud, you’re benefiting from lower fixed costs, more flexibility, automatic updates, and increased flexibility just to name a few, but there are also a handful of new security threats that are associated that businesses should consider and actively work to prevent.
One of the most satisfying things we get to experience here at cat.man.du is when we are able to make a company’s network turn a complete 360 degrees. We love being able to take an unproductive, glitchy, and failing network and turn it into something that will allow that business to once again do their work efficiently. It is our job to give others the opportunity to do their jobs without hassle.
catmandu has been installing and deploying client-server networks in Amarillo and all over the Texas Panhandle for over 12 years. We have seen small businesses, medium-sized businesses, non-profit organizations, healthcare organizations, churches, and many more entities catapult their businesses forward just by installing a client-server network.
43 percent of companies will close immediately after they suffer from a major data loss and another 51 percent will close within two years of major data loss, according to Gartner Group. If those statistics don’t shock you, read them again. If you own a business and you are not doing everything you can to protect yourself from losing important data, you have slim chances of keeping your business alive after data loss.
Client-server networks can help businesses perform 20 percent more revenue producing tasks, according to Tech Advisory, because they allow employees to reach more customers and have a more streamlined workflow. The majority of businesses today have a network, whether it consists of three systems or twenty. However, because technology is changing so rapidly, most of these small businesses don’t have the required knowledge to take care of a network properly and they can’t afford to hire a full time IT staff.
There is a core router down in Pampa, TX - This may cause some internet connectivity issues for our clients.