What is cybersecurity all about?
A successful cybersecurity approach has multiple layers of
protection spread across the computers, networks, programs, or data that one
intends to keep safe. In an organization, the people, processes, and technology
must all complement one another to create an effective defense from
cyberattacks. A unified threat management system can automate integrations
across select Cisco Security products and accelerate key security operations
functions: detection, investigation, and remediation.
Users must understand and comply with basic data security
principles like choosing strong passwords, being wary of attachments in email and
backing up data. Let VIP International Protection LLC explain more
about basic cybersecurity principles.
Organizations must have a framework for how they deal with both attempted and successful cyberattacks. VIP International Protection LLC can guide you. It explains how you can identify attacks, protect systems, detect and respond to threats, and recover from successful attacks.
Technology is essential to giving organizations and individuals the computer security tools needed to protect themselves from cyberattacks. Three main entities must be protected: endpoint devices like computers, smart devices, and routers; networks; and the cloud. Common technology used to protect these entities include next-generation firewalls, DNS filtering, malware protection, antivirus software, and email security solutions.
Why is cybersecurity important
In today’s connected world, everyone benefits from advanced cyber defense programs. At an individual level, a cybersecurity attack can result in everything from identity theft, to extortion attempts, to the loss of important data like family photos. Everyone relies on critical infrastructures like power plants, hospitals, and financial service companies. Securing these and other organizations is essential to keeping our society functioning.
Types of cybersecurity threats
Phishing is the practice of sending fraudulent emails that resemble emails from reputable sources. The aim is to steal sensitive data like credit card numbers and login information. It’s the most common type of cyberattack. You can help protect yourself through education or a technology solution that filters malicious emails.
Ransomware is a type of malicious software. It is designed to extort money by blocking access to files or the computer system until the ransom is paid. Paying the ransom does not guarantee that the files will be recovered, or the system restored.
Malware is a type of software designed to gain unauthorized access or to cause damage to a computer. Learn more about malware protection.
Social engineering is a tactic that adversaries use to trick you into revealing sensitive information. They can solicit a monetary payment or gain access to your confidential data. Social engineering can be combined with any of the threats listed above to make you more likely to click on links, download malware, or trust a malicious source.
Training / Seminars
Corporate, large & Small Business Cyber-Security training and seminars are available. You and your employees will learn how to protect your business and your clients personal information from hackers. REMEMBER that hackers are out there spying on information that you enter.
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