What would you do differently if you knew you were going to be robbed?
Losing irreplaceable photos, laptops without current backups, and heirloom jewelry are among the biggest fears if your house is robbed. We use deadbolts, alarm systems, and other protection features to deter robbers, but what would you do if you knew for sure that someday in the near future you would be robbed? Back up the photos and laptop offsite? Put the jewelry in a safe? What if your alarm company told you that all of its customers had been robbed, some just dont know it yet?
Some security experts say that there are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those that dont know they have been hacked. Since the beginning of cybercrime, security has focused on prevention. Firewalls got thicker, scanners more detailed, blacklists longer, and whitelists more specific. Unfortunately, as the threat volume continues to grow, attack surfaces grow wider, and new devices become harder to protect, we need to acknowledge that sometimes attacks will get through.
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