Potential contemporary technological breach in a winery business

Data breach is making headlines in winery business. We have heard about professional burglars who successfully possess financial records of winery businesses as well as the business entity’s affluent customers. They sometimes make off with addresses and account information. This means the involved winery firm will lose business through data theft.

The most technologically savvy thieves use computers to crack passwords as a result accessing company information and going to the extent of making cash withdrawals without consent. Wherever financial secrets are exposed they offer threat to survival of a business. Winery businesses have confidential data as a secret for business. Once this is exposed, the business may opt to exit the market to avoid making losses.

Omnipresent data hackers access business entity’s operational information via technology. Their action dismantles businesses leaving behind disgruntled managers and vendors. (Bordonaba-Juste, 2009) Winery business should be vigilant to alert any potential risk to fraud. Failure to do so has dare consequences financially for the firm.  Since technological platforms are used for making and delivering wine orders, firms should be aware of cyber crimes. They ought to have a reliable online security.

Data thefts negatively impact winery businesses as a firm is forced to incur extra expenses to protect their business secrets. The epidemic of attacks to access a company’s information through dubious means should be handled with the seriousness it deserves. Electronic transactions are to be done using a technological infrastructure that will protect customer’s confidential information. Wine customers are advised to take care of their credit cards because any carelessness with them is bad news. There should be effective measures to guide company information against data breach. (Shelly M, 2009)


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