Given today's heightened risk of cyber-attacks, Michael Aminzade, vice president of professional services at VikingCloud shared the following recommendations for protecting your business from cyber-attacks, both those perpetrated by freelance criminal hacker organizations and those sponsored by nation-states.
"Cyber-attacks happen for several reasons and to a wide range of companies, not just big organizations. The majority of hackers don’t care about the size of a business, and, in some scenarios, small and midsize enterprises are easier targets due to their reduced resources and capital. That said, despite the ever-changing geopolitical landscape, the best practices and principles organizations should employ to defend against nation-state backed cyber threats remain largely the same. Having strong cybersecurity fundamentals in place and a culture of security and compliance is paramount.
"The following are top recommendations for all organizations, coupled with guidance and best-practice from government cyber agencies and regulatory frameworks:
VikingCloud, formerly Sysnet Global Solutions and found at www.vikingcloud.com, helps organizations of all sizes to prepare for and respond to cyber-attacks.
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