The landscape of the banking industry is shifting, as the newly dubbed “innovative bank branches” seek to change the customer experience and the traditional ways they conduct their business. If you watch television in primetime you have certainly seen the new banking environment showcased as a utopian world of open spaces, automated transaction kiosks and Starbuck-like workspace lounges dotted with millennials and business entrepreneurs balancing a coffee and a laptop on their laps.
Considered prime targets for criminal activity, banks and other retail financial operations are generally better prepared than other industries to tackle security threats. From video surveillance systems to sophisticated alarm and intrusion detection systems to improved lighting, a bank’s comprehensive bank access control solution can help to foil even the most determined criminal. Operational procedures also play a significant role in maintaining a safe and secure environment and one of the most important of those is a key control and management policy.
Take a look at your keyring. Are you missing anything? According to some cybersecurity experts, if you do not have a digital security key, you are overlooking a valuable resource that can help to ensure cybersecurity for yourself and your organization.
Data centers have long been the choice of organizations to house their servers and sensitive data. However, now many small, medium, and large business are choosing to house their data onsite to keep critical data in-house. Those businesses that employ on-site servers and that store sensitive data in-house need to recognize that they are at risk of a cyberattack, given the fact that hackers are increasingly sophisticated and aggressive. Security breaches are always a possibility, so making sure that your servers are protected against both cyber-intruders is critical.