Security alert

When do you know if something went wrong?

This is a very important question.

How do you know if something has gone wrong, or if your site has been compromised?

The answer is that, unless you are logging and monitoring events, you don’t know.

If you read about major data breaches, you’ll notice that often the data breach might have been going on for years. The companies only noticed it when someone complained.

According to a 2020 IBM Security study, companies in South Africa took on average 177 days to identify a data breach. That might not be years, but it is still way too late.

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