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In 2018 cybersecurity disturbances jumped over 45%! While the attacks you saw on your TV and computer screens warned about the targeted attacks on large companies; they failed to warn business owners that no matter how big or small, you can be a victim too. From Phishing scams to Malware and everything in-between, Middleground Technologies has you covered! Our cybersecurity services extend everywhere from the Loop to outer Chicagoland to keep you, and your business, safe.
Last year over 50% of small businesses were attacked by hackers infiltrating their systems. Also, while this number is mind-blowing, it is thought that the numbers may be even higher. Companies try to keep this information under wraps as it can not only affect their staff but also their relationship with clients with whom they work. The trust that has been created, that many small businesses rely on, has now been tainted and patrons do not feel as safe as they once did with giving you their personal information such as numbers, emails, and credit cards.
Hackers are becoming much more skilled in their cyber attacks. While some of these hackers blatantly take information such as personal data, some hackers use your company to breach and get into larger companies. They can do this by infiltrating your employee's emails and sending a phishing email to a larger company that you may use or supply as a vendor. They have now been able to go from your much smaller business to a much larger one with one simple email. Scary right?
Middleground to the Rescue!
Here at Middleground Technologies, we know that these numbers and statistics can be overwhelming, which is why we are here to help you. By providing your company with proper cybersecurity services, we can protect you from those hackers just lurking on the interweb. From more software-based solutions such as firewall protection to multifactor authentication to helping you educate and alert your staff on how to identify malicious emails and phishing scams. Don’t wait until it’s too late; protect your business from cyber attacks by contacting us today.
Here are several ways Middleground Technologies can help ensure your company is protected.
Keeping computers and network equipment updated is one of the most effective steps to preventing a possible network security issue.
A common mistake in small to medium business networks is the lack of a business grade firewall solution. Often business owners are unaware of the difference between having a network router and having a network firewall in place.
Password and password protection are proving to be an area that needs attention when discussing network security. Through using sophisticated software and tools, hackers are easily gaining access to small business networks through simple or default passwords.
Most people know that antivirus and antispam software are necessary components of network security, but many people don’t realize why it's so crucial until their computer or network is infected with a virus, malware, spyware, or a host of other potentially dangerous issues.
Data at rest can be easily copied and accessed remotely. Having a properly deployed encryption solution is vital to ensuring the wrong hands do not obtain confidential business information.
DNS and Web Security
Having a robust and intelligent DNS and Web security solution will ensure your internal users can access websites that are true and legitimate, thus minimizing website spoofing and information stealing.
Most businesses do not realize that over 68% of security threats originate internally. Having dedicated threat detection is key to understanding where breaches occur.
Mobile Device Management
More and more of our workforces access information on mobile devices, and understanding where devices are located and what they are accessing will ensure unauthorized access is eliminated
Simply deploying the best technologies is not enough these days. Constant log monitoring and remediation is required to ensure that no threats go undetected.
Threat Hunting and Analytics
Taking a look at your network as a whole and identifying possible intrusion points will provide highly effective for any organization. Predicting where breaches can occur will strengthen all of your security measures to ensure you stay protected.
The most significant risk to organizations are people. Implementing an ongoing security training program will effectively ensure your people become your best security assets.