Companies can't sit back and react to cyber attacks. They must get in front of them by proactively monitoring IT threats.
While there are many reasons threat monitoring is (or should be) a key part of any successful business model, we've outlined two here.
1. Stay ahead of cybercriminals
"Businesses must stay ahead of cybercriminals by focusing on their security policies."
Cyber crimes won't decrease, and this should worry businesses. That's why it's critical companies increase their IT security measures so they can prevent devastating data breaches.
"We are facing an arms race in terms of [IT] security," said Derek Manky, Fortinet Global Security Strategist, according to CNBC. As cybercriminals continue to improve their arsenal, companies continue to fight day and night to stay one step ahead by developing their IT defense systems.