Address Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities to Security Hardware with Cloud
With several organizations struggling to keep up with the emergence of new threats, they continuously are in search of the answer for what they could do to strengthen their cybersecurity posture. It’s essential that all departments, not just the security department, are created awareness about potential threats.
Intentional and Unintentional Risks: Sending a malicious mail to an employee is often the easiest way for a hacker to access company’s confidential data. You need to educate your employees to reduce this high-risk behavior of opening contents of unknown e-mails. A company’s physical and cyber security teams need to jointly manage and focus on those who are in contact with the outside.
Securing the Future with the Cloud: More organizations are bound to leverage the cloud to address several of current cybersecurity issues, with the technology’s ability to offer enhanced security to make a decision on procuring new hardware and software. Practical education to your employees is a way to help them better understand this. While training them on the cloud benefits and how it facilitates cybersecurity, will give them the knowledge, showing them how easily the systems can be hacked into, employees will better understand the risk that poor procurement choices will cause.
In case of purchases already being made it is important to assess risks through vulnerabilities. This can be made possible by performing an analysis of the product and the code, by sending a questionnaire to the product manufacturer and via a penetration test. Once the analysis is performed, the identified risks should be mitigated.
It will be almost impossible for organizations to not move to the cloud and extend their security systems, due to the several benefits it can offer including easier access to system updates and patches, real-time system health and availability status monitoring, and the ability to outsource risks and costs to providers.