You thought your customers would have your back forever—then again, wouldn’t you do the same? According to a recent study by Gemalto, 70 percent of customers would stop doing business with a company if it experienced a data breach.
Most often, cyber attacks and data exposure are rapids that can’t be avoided, and these lead to customers jumping ship to competitor brands. But don’t just weather the storm, build trust and keep your customers by establishing a program of proactive security.
Can you be trusted? According to a study conducted by Verizon, maybe not.
Analyzing 42,068 incidents and 1,935 breaches from 84 countries, Verizon discovered that 77 percent of data breaches involved an insider. Employees, not hackers, are the top cause of data breaches in companies. But if you’re imagining your officemates living a secret life as a cybercriminal kingpin, think again.
Let me guess: the app your small business recently developed was flawless like a diamond, under budget, and, of course, delivered well ahead of schedule. App development challenges? Your team of da Vinci(s) never heard of them. Uncork the champagne —you deserve it.
What a dream! But the truth is app development challenges are problems every business struggles with. Smart businesses use these to their advantage: the app development challenges you face can tell you important insight about your business, and you can use this information to improve. Take, for example, one of the most common app development challenges today, keeping up with demand.
According to Gartner, market demand for app development will grow at least five times faster than IT’s capacity to deliver it through 2021.
Dark data, dark data, dark data—repeat its name three times and it appears: a terrifying big data buzzword.
Do you know what’s most chilling about dark data? Most professionals don’t have the faintest idea what it is.
Yet these are hair-raising facts: 80 percent of business information is considered dark data, which means dark data is a problem that is stalking your business.
Small business owners rejoice: the latest approach to faster, cheaper business apps encourages developers to kick up their feet and lie back on a cloud.