We’ve long known that one of the most significant risks that any company has is human error and bad online security behavior. As I look at how the pandemic has forced us all to rethink our security postures, I’m struck by the increased volume of attacks and the strategic, manipulative nature of the attacks themselves.
In the wake of recent high-profile data breaches, organizations of all sizes are seeking ways to better protect their business-critical systems and prevent future attacks of a similar nature. According to Cybercrime Magazine, more than half of all cyberattacks are committed against small-to-midsized businesses (SMBs).
Today, we unpack the final three career myths from our Get the Brett Scott on Cybersecurity (Get the BS on CS) video series. It is my hope that the various topics we will cover throughout this series will be the motivation needed to continue your exploration of a career in cybersecurity and that the truths we have shared will keep you curious about this dynamic field.
We had such tremendous success with Part I of our video series, Get the BS on CS (Get the Brett Scott on Cybersecurity) that we are back to debunk a few more myths for you.
I recently created a new video series titled, Get the Brett Scott on Cybersecurity to address some of the misperceptions or myths surrounding cybersecurity. Last month, Sheri Piper, Tech Data Cyber Range Master along with a few special guests – Jim Craig, Dean of Business and Information Technology, and Will McCullen, IT Center of Excellence Advanced Program Manager of Pima Community College joined me to discuss the myths around cybersecurity careers. Tune in to the video series here.
Today’s cybersecurity landscape has changed, with businesses struggling to react to the increasingly sophisticated threats caused by the current climate. Cybersecurity Ventures says the damage related to cybercrime is projected to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021.
With our new work from home reality, digital demand generation and sales are of vital importance to businesses looking to sell cybersecurity. But the reality is, less than 11% of tech channel sales people are equipped to be social selling experts. This leaves a wide-open field for MSPs to change the game and ultimately win more business.