6 Signs You’re Headed for an Epic Crash

Updated 12/01/2021


Yellow and blue streak across the sky, speeds surpassing 150 mph. He banks left, then takes the plane up, cuts the throttle, performs the 180-degree stall turn and free-falls towards the earth…then something went wrong.

As he begins to come out of the maneuver, he loses control, and “SLAM”, the jet plane smashes into the asphalt. Bits of balsa wood and fiber glass explode among his buddy’s wails of “oh no!”

It was an epic crash, and when some of these custom hobby jet planes cost as much as $20k it’s painful to the pocketbook as much as it’s as painful to the flyer’s pride. Because let’s face it, everyone always remembers the crash.

This kind of flying carries an inherent risk of failure, accidents, and obliterated machinery. The risk is part of the fun.

Living and working in the age of information also carries with it inherent risk, except the risk isn’t thrilling, it’s frightening.

If for any reason you couldn’t access your company’s financial records, client or employee information, or any other important data, the negative impact on your company’s revenue and reputation could have devastating consequences to the organization.

Which is why treating your Cyber Security as just in IT issue, when it’s really a profitability and growth issue, is a huge mistake.

6 signs your company’s revenues & reputation are in danger

If you can answer "yes" to all these questions, then your company is in good shape. Answer “no” then you likely have significant levels of risk.

  1. Your employees canspot a spear-phishing or other business email compromise (BEC) scam easily?
  2. Your employees are aware of your data handling policies and procedures?
  3. Your employees know what to do and who to call in the likely event they suspect a cyber breach or incident?
  4. You have proactively managed backup and disaster recovery solution in place, and your backups are tested and validated weekly/regularly?
  5. You have replaced your anti-virus with advanced endpoint security (sometimes referred to as XDR)?
  6. You qualify for cybersecurity insurance?

You don’t need to be techy; you just need to be able to answer these six questions to know whether your security solutions are enough to avoid an epic crash.

However, if you’ve answered “no” to any of the above questions and would like to learn how to keep your company profitable by avoiding an epic crash, then please call us at 866-680-3388. Our team is standing by.