The cost of a data breach varies based on factors like industry-based regulatory requirements and state laws. UpGuard uses data pertaining to the business to inform the risk posed by a data breach.
While the majority of vulnerabilities for a data breach are not externally accessible, UpGuard checks the available attack surface for technical risks. This information provides a baseline for internal scanning of a business’ security posture.
Falsified communications provide a common method for intruders to gain unauthorized access to internal systems. UpGuard checks for best practices in ensuring the authenticity of communication services.