The modern mining industry is undergoing possibly the most significant change to the way it operates since the advent of modern industrial equipment.
Thanks to the ongoing development of IT, mining companies — and businesses in all industries — are witnessing a convergence of their conventional operational technology and more advanced technological solutions, allowing for automation, improved efficiency, and further benefits.
Unfortunately, as technology brings game-changing new capabilities to mining companies, it also brings significant risks, with the ultimate risk being a shutdown of the entire mining operation. The fact is, if you’re going to use newer solutions, you need to be prepared to mitigate the threats posed by cybercriminals.
The potential risks and damages associated with modern cyber attacks are escalating exponentially, and virtually every business has at least some level of vulnerability today. Gone are the days where large-scale enterprises and Fortune 500 companies were the only targets of cyber attacks—today, companies in every industry are being aggressively pursued by criminals who are looking to deploy phishing scams, malware, viruses and other software with malicious intent.
To put it simply: without the right protection and preventative measures in place, businesses won’t stand a chance in today’s fast-paced and constantly changing threat landscape. With attacks like ransomware, distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) and other attempts to stall business or steal data, cyber criminals are becoming exceedingly skilled at deceiving users as a means of extortion for financial gain.
The greatest threats to a business’ IT security today are lack of education, improper tools and a little awareness surrounding these attacks and how to prevent them. It isn’t feasible to expect a business – no matter what industry they’re in — to maintain a robust internal IT department, let alone a team of cybersecurity specialists who can monitor and respond to alerts, identify potential threats and gaps in their protection strategy, and perform other critical functions.
In the same way that many businesses have outsourced day-to-day IT monitoring and management, they are now beginning to realise the importance of IT security experts to help them deploy effective security strategies to mitigate risk.
Xyber Solutions will be your team of cybersecurity experts. We’re proud to offer the following key cybersecurity solutions to businesses like yours:
Business Security Assessment
Password Management and Access Control with 2 Factor Authentication (2FA)
Advanced Detection and Response
Backup and Disaster Recovery
Dark Web Research and Monitoring
Security Awareness Training
The Xyber Solutions team will be your partner in cybersecurity. We will equip you with the above technology solutions, monitor your systems for any suspicious activity, and keep your business IT safe and secure.