This toolkit will provide your small business with knowledge of common security protocols that can be used to secure data by applying a multi-layer security solution. The point of this layered security is to stop cyber-attacks on different levels, as a result, making it difficult for cybercriminals to reach the core of the system and valuable data. The followings are 3 steps of how to do this. If you need more information on the topics displayed below, make sure to check out the full article for a deeper understanding.
Traffic Filtering Subtitle creates a barrier between you and the web.
Here are 9 tips to get you going
This will allow your employees to anonymize internet traffic.
This prevents unauthorized access to networks.
This block emails that can contain malware.
This blocks spyware attempts, which aim to monitor your online activity and send the information to cybercriminals.
Learn more about phishing tactics used today with our social engineering quiz and video.
A proxy lets you use a different IP address identity. The proxy ultimately masks your real IP address.
This helps eliminate the threat of advertising.
makes sure that the data you send and receive over the web is always encrypted
Make sure to setup a guest network
Secure the data on online accounts using these 7 tips
Keep you safe against attacks that aim to compromise your software and applications
Strong password practices combined with two-factor authentication
Software up to date and patching those inevitable security holes
Completes the functions of antivirus. To learn more about the difference between anti-virus and anti-malware, make sure to check out our article.
Encrypted Messaging Apps
This will allow your employees to send you essential information over text while making it hard for cybercriminals to read.
If your business has to send confidential information make sure to encrypt your email so no one can decode your email exchanges
This can help your small business backup of your (previously encrypted) data.
Protecting your data stored on local drives with these 3 tips
Backup data externally, in the cloud, flash drives, etc.
Encryption + Strong Passwords
Encryption in combination with strong passwords, because no matter how good your encryption program is, it still needs a very good password to make it hard to crack.
Yes, this was mentioned before, but it can check your files if malware is present in operating system.