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Best Practices to Prevent Cyber Attacks

Ransomware

Ransomware has become the most well-known threat among technical and non-technical end-users. The average technology user or employee in most organizations have learned about this threat through their cybersecurity and awareness training or maybe from the news. It is one of the top issues keeping CISOs and CIOs up at night and making senior executives and board members quite nervous. CISOs / CIOs are concerned...

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Women Standing near to the board and training Employees about Cyber security, Risk and Compliance assessment

As I mentioned earlier this week, employees are as much a part of the information security equation as your appliances and compliance frameworks in securing your company against cyber-attacks. It is therefore important to make sure they are aware of the security policies, procedures and best practices of the organization as well as the evolving risks and cyber threats surrounding them. Key Topics for Employee Training: 1)...

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Women Standing near to the board and training Employees about Cyber security, Risk and Compliance assessment

While it is believed that the biggest threats to information security comes from outside sources, the most significant threats can originate from within your organization. One of the best ways to ensure company employees do not make costly errors concerning information security is to incorporate company-wide security-awareness training initiatives. These initiatives will give employees a solid understanding of security policies, procedures and best practices of...

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Close up portrait of women employee looking at laptop

To make good decisions, your business depends upon accurate and reliable information. If the integrity of that information is compromised, so is your business. This issue has risen to prominence recently with 'fake news' that has begun swirling around major politicians. Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) personas allows for the creation of chatbots that will soon be indistinguishable from humans. Attackers will soon be able to...

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Digital Eye Data Security background Scanning Concept

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] One component that is already being continuously emphasized in an increasing number of regulations, like PCI DSS, HIPAA, GLBA, FISMA, SOX, etc., is Risk Assessment. In the past few years, hackers around the world have proven that Information Systems are under serious and persistent threat, and organizations will have to take strict measures to ensure the security of their Information Systems. With increasing use of...

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Information Security (InfoSec) infrastructure design is very similar to any other infrastructure design because you must have someone, or a team, involved in the overall, high-level design to ensure integrity and resilience. It is critical that this oversight be preserved throughout the design and maintenance of the infrastructure. Generally, we bring in the best and brightest architects to design our security infrastructure and unfortunately, once it...

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Having great security applications and appliances to protect your business from cyber attacks is a great second step. What’s more important for the first step, is the design and maintenance of a robust and resilient information security (InfoSec) infrastructure. This is more important because it defines how all the hardware and software will be functionally integrated together to protect your business from all aspects of...

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Previously, I discussed an experience where I found a firewall that was accidently configured in the wrong direction, letting unprotected outside internet traffic into the company’s network (https://www.bizzsecure.com/cyber-attacks-most-common-cause/). This leads me to one of the better best practices I can provide. One of the bigger challenges in preventing cyber attacks is validating the implementation work completed by the IT team against the requests of the Information...

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A Firewall is the most basic security requirement, and these days, pretty much every company has next gen firewalls and other security appliances like IDS / IPS, NAC, Proxy and WAF etc. As we all should know, just buying and installing these appliances doesn’t provide strong security until they are properly designed and configured. Here, I’m going to share what might make you laugh and...

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