Most companies maintain a reactive approach when it comes to application security and information security. But, why wait for an attacker to get into your unprotected (or minimally protected) sensitive data before you decide to do something about it?
When security becomes a problem, it becomes a crisis. Getting ahead of the crisis potential with a proactive security approach allows you to reclaim your staff and reinvest your time and activities to further your company’s goals and industry reputation. If you wait until it’s too late, all attention will re-focus on remediation efforts and damage control, attempting to hold onto what little trust still remains within your customer-base. A more logical approach is to get ahead of the bad guys.
There are six primary hurdles organizations face when working toward a proactive security approach. While the security conversation is often intimidating, it doesn’t have to be. There are ways to overcome these security hurdles.
Managed services exists to take the security burden off your shoulders, working to secure your firm’s applications. In fact, according to CompTIA, 47% of businesses are using managed services to address their security needs.
Take a closer look into each of the six application security hurdles and how managed services can assist your organization in overcoming them proactively.