1. BUSINESS CONTINUITY IMPACT
If the domain name system (DNS) fails, customers attempting to visit a website simply will not reach their destination. Cyber criminals can even redirect brand websites to their own pages for financial gain.
Employees won't be able to send or receive company email.
No access to corporate applications
Employees will not be able to access or log into their corporate applications and systems.
2. BRAND REPUTATION DAMAGE AND REVENUE LOSS
When traffic to your website is being directed elsewhere, companies lose more than just the revenue associated with eCommerce. It takes just one incident to erode a consumer's trust in your brand, which can have a devastating impact on keeping your customers loyal.
3. NETWORK BREACH
Once your DNS has been penetrated, cyber criminals can then use phishing to harvest credentials to ultimately breach your network. Breaches in your network expose personal identifying information and leave your organization vulnerable to significant financial penalties as a result of policies like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The 2018 Business Continuity Institute's Horizon Scan Report identified the top 10 business continuity risks reported by 657 respondents in 76 countries. And unsurprisingly, data breaches due to DNS attacks are on the list of top 10 risks.1
4. EMAIL COMPROMISE AND ESPIONAGE
Cyber criminals can intercept emails to conduct espionage. It takes just one incident to erode a consumer's trust in your brand, which can have a devastating impact on keeping your customers loyal.
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