Cybersecurity Strategy: Part 1
Although many are reluctant to admit it, many organizations today are ill-prepared to handle cybersecurity threats. They are likely to suffer significant data loss and many types of operational disruptions in the event of an internet attack. This gap is because many companies still do not have partnerships with managed service providers who can offer them protection against cyberattacks.
When running a business, being self-reliant is a sign of strength. Peers respect and admire companies that are competent in managing the various operations of their business on their own. If a company can stand on its own two feet and prosper, it is truly pretty astounding. Self-reliance, however, may not always be the wisest course of action. The best illustration of this is cybersecurity. Let’s look at how a managed service provider can help you make better cybersecurity decisions.
The Contributions an MSP Can Make to Your Cybersecurity Plan
You might only use a basic anti-malware program and safety precautions on your own, but an MSP like us can significantly improve the cybersecurity strategy of your business. Your current level of security can defend against simple threats, but it is ineffective in the event of a severe cybercriminal attack. However, if you work with us, you’ll have the best defense against even the most modern malware and other online threats.
Online threats come in many forms and severity levels for various industries. When we come onboard, we will consider all elements to evaluate the vulnerability of your business to threats. We’ll also monitor all your online activity to spot any coming attacks.
Additional Network Security
An MSP’s duties include evaluating your current network setup and adjusting it for more security from internet threats. To prevent any efforts from online infiltration and prevent them from inflicting damage, we may deploy firewalls, set up endpoint detection tools, and install other measures depending on the results.
Data backup and encryption
One of our primary goals in our cybersecurity approach is safeguarding your data. There is no way to predict what hackers will do to your information or how they will exploit sensitive or secret data once they have it in their possession. By employing an encryption mechanism, we will safeguard your data even if the bad guys steal it. Lost or stolen data is also recoverable with a backup disaster recovery device.
A solid disaster recovery plan can assist you in quickly resuming operations for your company if an attack succeeds and causes extensive damage to your network and data. We can undoubtedly be of great help in this area. The quicker you recover, the fewer losses you will have to endure.
Training on Security Awareness
Most MSPs’ duties include managing your system and installing security-related tools and software. But we go a step further by educating your staff about security awareness and providing them with the knowledge they need to recognize and thwart avoidable attacks. In fact, by having your workers complete this Employee Readiness Check, you can determine their level of cyber safety right now. The outcomes can be more concerning than you expect.
These are just a few benefits that a trustworthy MSP will provide for your company. As you can see in our downloadable eBook, “The Ultimate Guide to Finding and Hiring a Superstar IT Solutions Provider for Businesses,” there are a ton of additional advantages you’ll have available.
Contact us if you have any questions!