Secure Networkers: Technology that Protects

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Secure Networkers Technology that Defends

Your IT Security Specialists

The importance of IT security cannot be understated. Businesses very often think they are too insignificant to justify unwanted attention from hackers and bad actors. The truth is that everybody is a target no matter their size. Secure Networkers understands the importance of security. Maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of your business information is paramount.

Greatest Threats to your IT Security

  • Ransomware
  • Unpatched vulnerabilities
  • DDoS Attacks
  • Social Hacking/User Carelessness
  • IoT Attacks
  • Third Party Software
  • Shadow IT

What You Can Do to Improve IT Security

  • Make sure you have remote backups in place.
  • Use software to mitigate nefarious email attachment content.
  • Set standardized policies for employee PC use and enforce them.
  • Provide training
  • Conduct routine IT audits
  • Properly update and patch your hardware
  • Stay on top of hardware vulnerabilities in the industry
  • Limit the ability of BYOD on your network
  • Make sure you understand the security risks of third party software
  • Enable and enforce user permissions specific to the job

In Sync, In the Cloud

If you use Dropbox, OneDrive, SharePoint, or Google Drive to store your documents and files, then you are utilizing a cloud sync service. Cloud sync services are very useful. They offer a range of benefits for businesses and individuals alike. They offer a way to save...

IT News Brief January 2023

In this IT News Brief January 2023: A Stormy Month in the Rackspace Cloud Rackspace is a cloud provider and it was recently hit by a ransomware attack. It reminds us all that every organization can be vulnerable to attack, and of the need to maintain a comprehensive...

A Stormy Month in the Rackspace Cloud

If you are not already familiar with the story, Rackspace is a cloud provider recently hit by a ransomware attack. It disrupted their customers’ ability to access their email accounts because the ransomware targeted the Hosted Exchange environment. After weeks of...

IT News Brief December 2022

In this IT News Brief December 2022: Consider a Cyber Review of 2022Put your business on the path to a successful, cyber-secure budget for 2023 that will protect all data assets. To do this, we suggest a brief look back at your 2022 cyber security profile - what you...

Consider a Cyber Review of 2022

Over the course of the past year, our monthly articles have focused on a variety of elements that lead to reliable network security, including: The importance of having a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP). That endpoint protection is a critical,...

IT News Brief November 2022

In this IT News Brief November 2022: The Merits of an Encrypted BackupThe merits of having an encrypted backup can hardly be overstated. If a criminal gets access to your backup, can they use the data in it? Encryption can make that stolen data useless to the...

The Merits of an Encrypted Backup

The purpose for backing up system servers is obvious: If anything goes wrong with the network, the backup provides data restoration. But backups themselves are not immune from calamity. In particular, ransomware can infect the backup just as easily as the system...

IT News Brief October 2022

In this IT News Brief October 2022: October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month Who is Watching: Privileged Access ManagementPrivileged Access Management software limits which accounts can have access to sensitive company data and key areas within the network. Watching...

Watching the Watchers: System Security and Monitoring Administrator Access

We looked at the importance of privileged access management (PAM) software in our last article. It enforces each user’s access and restrictions of business software and accounts, and it determines which devices will be allowed to interact with the network. The...

Who is Watching: Privileged Access Management

Having “complete” network security involves securing the system from threats within an organization as much as it does the threats outside of it. The people who are given access to the network are, logically, the ones most free to compromise the system if they have a...

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