Consolidated Cybersecurity Specialists can help protect your business against the expenses associated with data breaches and cyber risks. Our IT Systems Specialists are available to assist with planning for business continuity, disaster recovery and incident response. Many of the tools that are used to protect your business from cyber-attacks can be leveraged in disasters and service disruptions.
Consolidated employs a range of robust security services and processes to proactively prevent, detect, and respond to cyber-attacks. Our comprehensive approach ensures your organization's safety in the digital landscape.
Key security services and processes we utilize include:
– Spam Filter (Email): Effectively block unwanted and potentially malicious emails from reaching your inbox.
– Web Content Filter (DNS Filtering): Safeguard against access to malicious websites and inappropriate content.
– Antivirus (Antimalware): Deploy powerful antivirus solutions to detect and neutralize malware threats.
– Network Monitoring and Patch Management: Constantly monitor your network for vulnerabilities and apply timely patches and updates.
– Firewall: Implement robust firewalls to protect your network from unauthorized access and malicious activity.
– Multi-factor Authentication (MFA): Enhance login security by requiring multiple verification factors.
– VPN: Securely connect to your network remotely through encrypted virtual private networks.
– Remote Work Solutions: Enable secure and efficient remote work capabilities for your employees.
– Backup Solutions with Ransomware and Threat Detection: Implement reliable backup solutions with built-in ransomware and threat detection mechanisms.
– Employee Training: Conduct annual social engineering training and phishing campaigns to educate employees on potential risks and reinforce cybersecurity best practices.
To enhance your cybersecurity posture immediately, consider taking the following steps:
– Use Strong, Complex Passwords: Create unique and robust passwords for all your accounts and systems.
– Implement Multi-factor Authentication: Add an extra layer of security with multi-factor authentication for all applicable systems.
– Keep Operating Systems and Firmware Updated: Regularly update the operating systems and firmware of all your devices, including computers, servers, routers, switches, and access points.
– Keep Software Updated: Ensure that all software applications, such as Google Chrome, QuickBooks, and Office, are up to date with the latest patches and security fixes.
– Exercise Caution with Unexpected Emails: Be vigilant and skeptical of unexpected emails, especially those requesting sensitive information or containing suspicious attachments or links.
Regarding your business's continuity and incident response, consider the following questions:
– Unplanned Disruption in Service: How will your business continue operating during an unplanned service disruption? Have you implemented backup systems, redundancies, or contingency plans to minimize downtime?
– Incident Response: How will your business respond to unplanned incidents such as natural disasters, power outages, cyber-attacks, and other disruptive events? Do you have an incident response plan in place with clearly defined roles, responsibilities, and escalation procedures?
– System and Data Recovery: How will your business restore affected systems and data back to an operational state as quickly as possible? Have you implemented backup and recovery strategies, including offsite backups and disaster recovery solutions?
Consolidated can help you address these critical questions and ensure that your business is prepared to handle unforeseen disruptions and incidents. Contact us today to discuss your cybersecurity and business continuity needs.