If your company is not taking cybersecurity seriously you could be locking yourself out of government contracts. In 2020, The US Department of Defense introduced the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). CMMC established a framework to assess DoD contractors for cybersecurity compliance before they qualify for government contracts.
Do you have information about your business, operations, clients, vendors, and employees that shouldn’t or mustn’t be leaked? Do you have information that would be worth (tens of) thousands of dollars to get back if you suddenly lost access to it? Data breaches and ransomware are happening on a massive level. On average it takes ninety-nine days to detect a data breach. Imagine what a hacker could do in ninety-nine days with unfettered access to your systems, applications, and data.