How to Protect Yourself from a Cyber Attack: Part 4

Did you know stolen usernames and passwords are posted to the Dark Web every day?  Here’s some steps to protect yourself and your small business:

Dark Web Research

Step 10: Dark Web Research

Knowing in real-time what passwords and accounts have been posted to the Dark Web will allow you to be proactive in preventing a data breach.  Dark Web scans can protect your business from stolen credentials that have been posted for sale.

Security Awareness

Step 11: Train Your Users – Often!

Security Awareness is a marathon, not a sprint.  Keeping your users informed about data security, email attacks, and your policies and procedures is as important as having all of the right technology in place.  Web-based training that is customized for your business is a convenient way to keep your team informed without taking them away from their day-to-day activities for an extended time.

Mobile Device Security

Step 12: Secure your Mobile Devices

Today’s cyber criminals attempt to steal data or access your network by way of your employee’s phones and tablet devices.  They’re counting on you to neglect this piece of the puzzle.  Mobile device security closes the gap.

What’s Your Next Step?

I’m a businessperson like you.  I know as much about cybersecurity as I know about income tax, which is to say I know when to “do it myself” and when to call in an expert. Schedule some time with me today and I’ll get you connected with some of the experts I work with every day.