Top 3 Strategies to Hardening Your Organization’s IT Infrastructure

Threats against your organization’s information, critical data, and integrity are growing at an alarming rate. Protecting your businesses network from intrusion is even more important than ever. Sadly, cyber security is no longer just an IT issue, it has become a huge business risk and an attack can cost your company thousands of dollars at times millions.

Learn about the top 3 strategies to harden your organization’s IT infrastructure against cyber-attacks in order to protect the security and integrity of your company.

1. Adapt to New Threats

When it comes to your organization, you really need to be vigilant in your corporate data security efforts. The increasing depth and volume of personal and corporate data make cyber-attacks more rewarding for hackers and cyber crooks. And, the fact that everything is either online or connected to a network nowadays, makes it even easier for these attackers to do what they do best…threaten the cyber security of your organization in order to obtain this sensitive data.

Therefore, it’s imperative that your organization’s network security is not only up-to-date and operating at the speed of your business, but that your organization also has the ability to adapt to new threats, which let’s face it, can occur at any time.

Sadly, when it comes to cyber security, you often have to be able to protect your organization against the threats you cannot yet see, which isn’t easy. Being able to anticipate and adapt to any new threats as they arise is vital to an organization’s cyber security team.

2. Align Your Security With Your Goals

It’s also important that your company aligns your cyber security efforts with your organization’s security goals and needs. In order to protect your company and provide the best corporate data security, these two items must be in sync.

One way to accomplish this is to avoid a one-size-fits-all data security solution. This means thoroughly assessing your company’s data security issues and developing security measures that are designed to protect exactly what you need protected, whether that is sensitive data, your employees, your customers, etc.

Another thing to keep in mind is that your cyber security measures not block legitimate traffic from reaching its intended destination within your organization as this can definitely impact your company goals.

3. Solve Problems with Integrated Solutions

At Applied Network Solutions, we believe the key to cyber defense is the ability to anticipate, identify, understand, and isolate threats that occur in your network. ANS offers integrated solutions that can tackle all four of these important actions in order to stop any network threats in their tracks.

Our cyber security services are not a one-size-fits-all solution and include all of the following in order to provide the best protection for your organization’s network:

  • Assessments
  • Security product testing and evaluation
  • Security engineering
  • Security infrastructure design
  • Complex infrastructure implementation
  • Policy development
  • Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Business continuity planning and implementation
  • Regulatory compliance

And, when we do find any corporate data security threats in your network, not only can we determine the “Who, What, and When,” but we will respond with the following important actions in order to stop the threat and prevent it from happening again:

  • Detection
  • Blocking
  • Containment
  • Defense
  • Analysis

At the end of the day, our integrated solutions can quickly visualize and analyze the threat landscape of your organization and respond to any other evolving threats. We also provide your organization’s cyber defenders with the education and tools they need to continuously monitor and characterize your network performance, which will help protect your company in the event of future attacks.

Ready to protect your company from cyber security threats? Contact us today to learn more about our comprehensive Cyber Solutions and how they can help harden your organization’s IT infrastructure.

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Sources:
https://www.csoonline.com/article/3226392/security/future-cyber-security-threats-and-challenges-are-you-ready-for-whats-coming.html
https://www.forbes.com/sites/edelmantechnology/2017/10/11/cyber-security-is-a-business-risk-not-just-an-it-problem/#6268c47d7832
http://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/Seven-ways-to-align-security-with-the-business

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