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Hackers Love Procrastination

Statistics and industry reports done in the last couple of years all are providing valuable insight into the state of today’s cybercrime. Surveys done inside various organizations provided business owners with two main insights into cyber security,

  1. The risk and exposure related to cybercrime are at an all-time high and will continue to increase.

  2. The vast majority of organizations are struggling to maintain an effective cybersecurity program inside the workplace.

procrastination isn't the answer

Today’s world is part of an increasingly and very profitable cybercrime economy, and every organization remains in sight of hackers who are looking to profit from your losses. In addition, business owners must realize that falling victim to a cyberattack can bring serious consequences to an organization. Lost careers, financial ruin, squandered opportunities and jeopardizing business solvency are some possibilities when dealing with cyberattacks. Yet, some managers and business owners prefer to avoid the responsibility of developing effective cybersecurity programs. Failing is not accepting responsibility or taking the proper actions against cyberattacks.

What is Procrastination and How Does it Affect My Business?

Procrastination is postponing actions that need to be taken. This habit creates unnecessary stress and delivers mediocre results. You may be wondering why almost every manager is struggling to implement an effective cybersecurity measure in their businesses. The most common reason is procrastination.

Hackers love procrastination. When managers decide to address their cybersecurity issues later, they are leaving the door open for cybercriminals to feast on vulnerable technological environments. Cybercriminals love procrastinating because it ensures their success!

Why Do Managers Procrastinate?

You may be asking the question, “why are so many executives procrastinating?” The most common reasons are the following,

  1. Lack of expertise to accomplish a certain task.

  2. Prejudice against the task itself.

  3. Fear of failure.

  4. There is an easier task to perform.

Enjoying Cybersecurity

If you would like to develop an effective cybersecurity program for your organization without the hassle, here are some tips you can follow,

1. Changing Your Mindset

Addressing concerns can be hard, annoying, unappealing, and downright overwhelming. Try to get a bit more insight into these issues and find something about the process that is positive for you. In that way, you will learn more about certain cybersecurity processes and you will learn to appreciate when something is getting done. If cybersecurity is difficult for you to manage, hiring an MSP (Managed Service Provider) like BTI can be the solution that you need.

2. Learning New Things

Understanding something can drastically change the negative feelings developed towards certain responsibilities. If you would like to receive regular content about cybersecurity, subscribe to our newsletter!

3. Stop Worrying

Don’t worry about not being able to create the perfect cybersecurity program, these programs constantly change and evolve against new security threats. The most important thing is starting!

4. Contact Us Today

Call or email us immediately and schedule a complimentary consultation session with one of our cybersecurity experts. We understand all the nuances of cybersecurity and are happy to share our knowledge.

If you want support creating, implementing, and developing an effective security plan against cyber threats, BTI can provide the assistance you need to take your business to the next level! Do you have further questions? Contact us now and schedule a free consultation!



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