What is Cybersecurity?
Proactive protection of systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks.
One of the biggest concerns for a business is the threat of a cyber-attack and with good reason. Most businesses, after experiencing just a single attack, will have to close their doors permanently. Recovering from an attack becomes an expensive endeavor, too expensive for some businesses in the form of money, loss of reputation, and litigation.
Cyberattacks against smaller businesses have increased exponentially each year. Cybersecurity services have never been more important than they are right now. As more businesses enter the information age, the frequency of cyber-attacks will only increase.
How do you keep your network and information protected, your employees and customers safe? In a world of evolving methods for attackers to commit a cyber-crime, there is no one solution. You need a team, focused specialists with the experience to fortify your business from the threat of attack.
Cybersecurity is multi-layered protection from cyberattacks for all your networks, devices, and programs. Targeted cybersecurity support services focus on employee awareness, cyberattack simulations, disaster backup and data recovery, and protecting your network from internal and external attacks.
Common types of cybersecurity attacks include:
With so many tools at an attacker’s disposal, staying ahead of them is more important than ever. It is critical to implement security policies and procedures, as well as educate those who have access to your infrastructure.
Implementing effective cybersecurity measures is especially difficult today because there are more devices than people and attackers are becoming more creative. Ashby is ready to help you navigate the complex world of network security.
Never Trust, Always Verify, a
Zero-Trust Approach to Cybersecurity
Securely connecting users, devices, and applications using identity-based validation policies.
Cloud computing, mobile devices, and the use of internet-of-things (IoT) devices have all blurred the lines between traditional network boundaries. The workforce is becoming more dispersed, with remote workers requiring access to company resources from any device and from wherever they are connected.
Businesses must evolve to provide secure access to company resources from any location, protect interactions with business partners, and protect client-server and inter-server communications. Because endpoints used to access your data are incredibly diverse, neglected software security patches and improper device configurations can easily expose your network to an attack.
In a zero-trust environment, the same security policies are applied to all endpoints connecting to a secured network, regardless of whether those devices are business owned or personally owned by a contractor, partner, or employee.
Ashby aims to make the process of implementing a zero-trust network security strategy as simple as possible, maintaining that no user or device can be trusted by default, regardless of whether they have been verified previously.
Cybersecurity Awareness Training, Prevent Human Error Through Education
An educated workforce, the first line of defense against a cyber-attack.
It is imperative that all businesses, large and small, teach employees at all levels the importance of protecting themselves from cyber-attacks and human exploitation. Accounting receives and email from customer service requesting a refund, is the email really from customer service or has an attacker hijacked the email address?
Cybersecurity awareness training is the most effective technique to educate your employees on how to strengthen the human part of your company’s security. Phishing, social engineering, compromised passwords, and lax network security can all expose your company to attackers, especially if you have remote workers.
Many compliance regulations, including HIPAA, PCI, SOX, GDPR, and CCPA, as well as various insurance obligations, necessitate cybersecurity training for all personnel.
Among the topics of greatest concern to businesses covered in cybersecurity awareness training are:
- Malware, phishing, and an overview of the most recent threats.
- Email protection, what to look out for, and what to avoid.
- Password policies, best practices, and two-factor authentication (2FA).
- Web protection, keeping safe online, and avoiding scams.
- Social engineering, how to recognize it, and how to respond.
Why Ashby for Cybersecurity?
Creating secure, compliant IT environments.
Ashby has been installing and maintaining networks for more than 30 years, we understand the seriousness of cybersecurity and how easily an attacker can exploit a network when unprotected.
As a leading managed security services provider, we understand the importance of protecting your company’s integrity and providing you and your customers with peace of mind. Our managed cybersecurity services ensure that your company’s IT infrastructure and network security are always up to date, secure, and simple to manage.
Our expert team of engineers will create a cybersecurity plan that is tailored to your individual needs and requirements. The solution to safeguarding your organization against cyberattacks is only a phone call away.
Our fully managed and monitored cybersecurity services enable you to:
- Gain 24/7, end-to-end monitoring, and mitigation.
- Prevent and mitigate security threats.
- Ensure your systems are patched, protected, and monitored.
- Leverage real-time reporting.
- Streamline audits and examinations.
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