You might think your small size will keep you safe – but the data says otherwise.
Sorry to break it to you, but in almost half of all the cyber breaches that have occurred, a small business was the target. Consider these stats reported in Verizon’s Data Breach Report and Forbes:
Because you’re probably not doing enough to protect themselves. You make an easy target for that cybercriminals. According to the 2019 Shred It Protection Report:
The fact is that while firewalls, antivirus software, and conventional remote monitoring are important parts of cybersecurity, they’re not enough on their own.
In order to find your vulnerabilities and eliminate them, you should consider the following three advanced cybersecurity tips:
1. Audit & Assess Your Cybersecurity
You can’t afford to assume that your cybersecurity measures and practices are keeping you safe. You need to know for sure.
The best way to do so? Have your cybersecurity assessed.
2. Scan The Dark Web
When cybercriminals want to buy or sell private data, they go to the Dark Web.
The Dark Web is a small part of the much larger “deep web” – the common name for an extensive collection of websites that aren’t accessible through normal Internet browsers. These websites are hidden from the everyday Internet — or Clearnet — users through the use of overlay networks.
The right IT company can offer dark web scanning services, designed to detect compromised credentials that surface on the dark web in real-time, offering your business a comprehensive level of data theft protection – it’s an enterprise-level service tailored to businesses like yours. This dark web monitoring solution keeps tabs on the shadiest corners of the online world 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – no exceptions.
3. Train Your Employees
A comprehensive cybersecurity training program will teach your staff how to handle a range of potential situations:
The best way is to ask for help – Spade Technology will help implement robust security measures, deploying security devices like firewalls, patching, antivirus software updates, intrusion and gateway protection, to name a few.
Furthermore, we will support your cybersecurity processes and practices, by implementing 2-factor authentication, employee security training, and password reset policies for your company.
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