A cyber attack can occur every 39 seconds, meaning your business is subject to malware. In order to best protect your digital assets, employees and even your customer data, you should implement a proper cyber security plan. With the right help, you can mitigate downtime, reduce costs and protect your business. 561 Communications understands corporate cyber security needs unlike anyone else. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most common types of cyber security options for your business to consider.

Here’s what you need to know in order to protect your business from cyber attacks:

  • Cloud Security
  • VPNs & Firewall Protection
  • Network Security Plans
  • Security Culture Training
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Cloud Security

One way to effectively protect your business is to implement a cloud based security plan. This type of cyber protection plan is all about keeping cloud-based infrastructure, applications, and data secure. As small businesses require more infrastructure, they are increasingly using the cloud. Despite being highly accessible, cost-effective, and efficient, cloud-based systems are not all designed to be secure. You should select cloud platforms and applications that give you the highest level of security available. With built-in safeguards to protect against vulnerabilities, you can keep your valuable assets secure.

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VPNs & Firewall Protection

Another cyber security option you might want to consider investing in is virtual private networks (VPNs) and firewall protection plans. Even though they cannot stop all attacks, these defense lines are highly effective when implemented correctly. With a Virtual Private Network (VPN), you can conceal your IP address.

Your IP address is the string of numbers that identifies your device. By routing your network connection through a remote server, VPNs protect you from those trying to find your location and other valuable data. By installing a firewall, your cyber security provider can monitor incoming and outgoing traffic on your network – blocking attacks automatically.

Network Security Plans

With the help of a network security plan, you can enlist the trust of your devices and data with your network administrator. As the name suggests, a network security plan is a strategy that is used to protect the network from unauthorized users and guard against events that could jeopardize or compromise the security of the system.

As part of an organization’s approach and techniques, security policies and procedures may need to be developed which describe how your team will meet the security requirements for your living document. A network security plan must be reviewed or maintained at certain intervals so that it remains current and up to date with regulatory requirements or major changes in the network topology.

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Security Culture Training

Rather than being the result of brute-force hacking, most system infiltrations are caused by poor employee decisions, such as falling for a phishing scam or volunteering login information as a result of social engineering. In this case, the most effective and straightforward strategy that you don’t even need to pay for, is to devote more time to employee cybersecurity training.

Educating your employees about common cybersecurity schemes as well as the best practices for protecting data is important long term. Especially when you begin to implement a new strategy. With everyone on the same page, you can ensure cybersecurity will be a top priority. Taking cybersecurity more seriously and working together on the same goal will lead to greater success and protection.

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You’re more likely to withstand a breach if you have adequate documentation and a comprehensive backup plan. Assign your disaster recovery plan to your continuity, security, and contingency planning teams as a playbook.

At 561 Communications, understanding the ins and outs of your business is our top priority. In order to keep your business connected, we offer a FREE analysis of your Telecom Network Infrastructure. 561 Communications will tailor solutions to fit your business needs.

If you’re unsure of where to begin with your business’ disaster recovery plan, we have the right tools and resources for you. Our team can work with your business to build out the right plan for your data and effectively protect your business from digital disruption.

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