Your leadership team isn’t the reason that implementing a security framework is challenging. Criminal enterprises, state-sponsored renegades, and other malicious actors use spear-phishing, social engineering, and other hacking tactics to assault your staff’s awareness and breach your security defenses.
Relying on a Managed Services Provider (MSP) or using IT staff who do not focus on security can negatively impact your prevention and mitigation efforts. We commonly discover that business executives misplace their trust in 3rd party IT providers.
We refer to basic cybersecurity controls and data backup and recovery requirements that providers fail to implement correctly. These issues lead to business interruption and unbudgeted expenses for the business stakeholders as the IT provider walks away. Is this a viable strategy?