Why IT Security?

With the rise of electronic data processing, the world has changed tremendously. This is especially true for companies that become more and more dependent on these systems and therefore also vulnerable. This leads to several problems:

  • Wide variety of possible ways of attacking
  • Increasing difficulty of identifying these ways
  • Globalisation of dangers

Apart from that, old dangers remain such as attacks from within the company, which is still the most frequent threat to IT Security. All in all, these circumstances can lead to the loss, corruption, and unwanted publication of confidential data. This can severely damage or even ruin a company. Thus, every company should set a high value on IT Risk Management.

 

Identification of risks

  • Regarding all possible risks
  • Overview over all dangers

Risk reduction

  • Hedging through assurances
  • Switching off unnecessary, risky systems
  • Introducing new, safe systems

Consistent controls

  • Minimising the event risk
  • Cutting the possible losses
  • Consistent arrangements for efficient and cost-saving solutions

Monitoring

  • Consequent surveillance
  • Quick reactions to possible gaps in the system

Added Value

Organisations highly benefit from the two core advantages of IT Security, cost avoidance and a gain in efficiency. Both subsequently create several qualitative and quantitative advantages:

Cost Avoidance

  • Mitigation of downtimes
  • Minimising the cost risk of recourse claims
  • Mitigation of data recovery costs
  • Mitigation of the executives? personal liability

Gain in Efficiency

  • Better use of working hours due to mitigation of idle time
  • Clear regulations enhance IT productivity
  • Quicker adjustment of IT systems to organisational needs

The specialists of COREVA can help you establish an IT Security Management, for example a certified Opens internal link in current windowInformation Security Management Systeme (ISMS)according to Opens external link in new windowISO 27002 (Opens external link in new windowBS 7799).