Best Practices

8 Steps to Take if You've Been Breached


With the prevalence, severity and sophistication of cybersecurity attacks growing by the day, businesses of all types and sizes are scrambling to protect themselves. Losses can be devastating, with the average cost of a data breach now approaching 4 million dollars.

This best practices guide takes you through the 8 essential steps to managing a data breach:

  • - Determining scope
    - Containing and neutralizing the threat
    - Remediating damage and closing the holes

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Managing a Data Breach

Eventually becoming the victim of a cyberattack may be inevitable, and climbing your way out of the hole the damage a breach creates can be treacherous. Fast detection, mitigation and response are critical to reducing its impact, making a formal, methodical approach to handling security breaches vital.

Download the guide to learn how to bulk up your own security by learning the eight steps to take if you've been breached.

About Avertium

Avertium brings enterprise-level security to the many mid-sized and larger organizations that don't have access to comprehensive, specialized protection. One of the largest cybersecurity services providers to the mid-to-enterprise market, Avertium is forged out of three award-winning cybersecurity services companies, each with a unique perspective on the security landscape. 

More than 1,200 organizations in industries ranging from financial services and manufacturing, to technology and healthcare have come to rely on Avertium's show-no-weakness approach to managed security, consulting and compliance services. The company's dual security operations centers are located in Arizona and Tennessee.