How To Keep Your Email and Data Safe and Secured

Cyber Crime Has Jumped By 55% In The Past Two Years And Most Is From Email Scams. Keep Your Email Safe!

Within the past two years, we have seen the number of data breaches increase significantly because of hackers being more creative about how to attack businesses.
Cybercrime is on the rise as hackers continue to steal data, disrupt business and cause harm online.
The result is billions of dollars in losses.

Here are some ways to continue to keep your data safe.

 

Multi-Factor Authentication

We’ve said this phrase a lot, but knowing how important it really is can make a difference to keeping your information safe. Multi-factor authentication is an electronic authentication method that a device user is granted access to a website or application only AFTER successfully presenting two or more pieces of evidence (or factors) to an authentication mechanism: knowledge (something only the user knows), possession (something only the user has), and inherence (something only the user is).
Multi-factor authentication adds a second or third (or more) factor to the login process for company resources (apps, services, servers, etc.).
You can use multi-factor for banking accounts, emails, any sort of company program that has valuable information, and even email

Email Security Platform

Having an email security platform will help monitor what emails come through and whether or not they are spam or safe.
Cybir supports Ironscales (a self-learning email security platform to stop phishing attacks) to deliver an advanced email security platform with machine learning capabilities.  Cybir implements regular testing of employee security awareness via phishing campaigns.  Cybir offers key features to keep users safe of any acts of phishing within the company. With the jobs they have while incorporating their key features. it has the extra protection that can save the company from experiencing a data breach and losing any valuable information.

Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Solution

Keeping extra security in mind, you want to make sure that through the antivirus and firewalls, you are still being protected.  Huntress is a great and reputable software that helps clients keep that extra added protection needed so hackers can’t get into their system.  Hackers are getting very creative with the way they try to get into businesses.  Huntress helps monitor your system so you can rest 24/7 knowing your business is safe. This will help your computer system stay safe and avoid getting into.

Protection Against Account Takeover

Every email system needs something to be able to not only monitor emails, but help get rid of them and help with the compromised system.  Barracuda Sentinel helps with phishing and account takeovers.  This helps with your emailing and helping your company stay protected and risk any attackers getting into your data.  It has a 3 step procedure that is known to continue the added protection you need.

Cyber Security Training

Knowing what to look for is important.  Having cyber security training for employees to understand what to look for in case something comes up to where it shows up in the email will complete the added necessities to make sure your emails are safe and not worry about a data breach.  What you can learn from the training can also help in your own personal email to make sure your personal information is not being compromised when spam emails come in.  It doesn’t happen to just business … It can get personal too!

Having all these tools will guarantee that you won’t have a data breach.
Always stay safe with as much security as you can! You don’t want intruders coming in.
Don’t be involved in the 55% that have been compromised!!

For more information or need help setting up your systems so there are no intruders, contact PCS today!