Why do you need Cybersecurity solutions?
A successful cybersecurity approach has several layers of protection spread across the computers, networks, programs, or data that one intends to keep secure. In an organization, it is essential that the people, processes, and technology must all complement one another to create an effective defense from cyber attacks. A unified threat management system (UTM) appliance simplifies and automates integrations across multiple cybersecurity systems and can accelerate key security operational functions: detection, investigation, and remediation.
It is essential that users must understand and conform with fundamental data security principles like choosing strong passwords, being wary of attachments in email, and backing up data.
Organizations must have a framework for how they pact with both attempted and successful cyber attacks. A security policy framework can guide to identify attacks, protect systems, detect, and respond to threats, and recover from successful attacks.
Technology is critical to giving organizations and individuals the computer security tools needed to protect themselves from cyber attacks. Three main entities that must be protected include endpoint devices like computers, smart devices, and routers; networks; and the cloud. Technologies used to protect these entities include next-generation firewalls, URL filtering, DNS guard, malware protection, antivirus software, and email security solutions.
Types of cybersecurity threats
1. Phishing - A practice of sending fraudulent emails that resemble emails from reputable sources. It is the most common type of cyberattack that aims to steal sensitive data like credit card or debit card numbers and login information. You can protect yourself through awareness or a technology solution that filters malicious emails.
Solution: Email Security Solution
2. Ransomware – A type of malicious software that threatens to expose client’s data and extort money by blocking access to files or the computer system until the ransom is paid. Attackers use advanced ransomware software to encrypt the files and demand ransom in the form of digital currencies like Bitcoin making tracing and prosecuting nearly impossible and with no guarantee of data recovery.
Solution: Stop ransomware in its tracks | Ransomware Defense Solution
3. Malware – It is a type of software designed to gain unauthorized access or to cause damage to a computer.
Solution: Malware protection | AMP for Endpoints
4. Social engineering - Social engineering is a tactic that adversaries use to deceive you into revealing confidential information. These tactics are based on understanding human behavior and cognitive decision making. Some commonly used social engineering techniques are phishing, impersonation, and baiting. Social engineering utilizes the threats listed above to influence a victim to click on links, download malware, or trust a malicious source.
Solution: Social engineering protection awareness
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