Cybersecurity risks have grown exponentially in the past decade’s. Every company that has data is at risk of having that data exposed to hackers: social security numbers, credit card numbers, medical records, driver’s license numbers, bank accounts, financial reports, investment records, proprietary software code, trade secrets… you get the point. While dumpster diving is still a means to get at data, hackers now have multiple platforms to get into your system. Their goal is to extort companies who do not wish that data to be in the hands of the public. Let’s get into some recent statistics to help understand the risks and threats facing all businesses.
Shari Diamond, CIA

Shari Diamond, CIA

Partner

Shari has been with Cerini & Associates, LLP since 2008 where she works primarily with the firm’s school district clients providing internal audit and claims audit services. She has over twenty years’ experience performing internal audits, risk assessments, and compliance reviews, as well as recommending processes to strengthen the internal controls environment while increasing efficiencies. Her prior experience at PWC and Northrop Grumman included performing Information Technology audits.