Due to the COVID-19 outbreak businesses have been trying to find ways to keep revenue streaming in without having to suspend operations. This week we thought we would take a look at some of the cybersecurity you will need to get through this difficult economic point.
Right now most businesses have some sort of cybersecurity platform in place. whether they use a firewall or actively monitor their network or have a more comprehensive solution in place, Protecting their digital assets has to be something that every business does. Unfortunately, even with all the diligent cybersecurity that businesses put in place, some bad things still get through. Since these systems typically never stop, threats are coming into your network every single day.
There have been calls for cyber-clemency. Unfortunately, this is the type of scenario that hackers thrive in. With most workforces working remotely, it stands to reason that they aren’t as protected as they would be if they were still working at their offices. As a result, efforts to improve endpoint security become important to maintaining data security.
There are steps you can take to try and maximize your security, but the most important action that you can take is to train your workforce to know how to protect your business when completing their remote work. Here are four things they should know:
This is a strange time and with any semblance of normalcy still weeks (or months) away, some business owners are panicking. This is not the time for impulsive decision making. By staying calm, you will make more calculated decisions and you just may be able to get through this situation with your business intact, and with employees that are smarter than when the whole thing started.
If you would like more information about how to keep your business secure while it is spread out, or if you would like to incorporate different technology to make this process more efficient, call the IT professionals at BNMC today at 978-482-2020.