When it comes to improving the security of your business, a proactive network is definitely the answer. As many believe that preventive maintenance and ensuring system uptime should remain the focus of your efforts, the most important part of guaranteeing uptime making sure that the security software is up-to-date and in place – which is the repetitive, tedious and critical task of updating and patching security software.
What Is Proactive Security?
When it comes to banks and how they protect their assets, a bank can remain securely locked with a guard on duty to prevent any threats from entering their business. So when it comes to SMB networks, they have to make sure that their network security is current to keep threats away from their business. With the numbers of SMB targeted attacks only increasing in recent years, hackers have continued to retrieve data via ransomware from networks that have holes in their security protocol. So to prevent these circumstances from happening, proactive security is utilized to make sure that all antivirus software is regularly patched/updated and firewall protection practices are put into place to stop/prevent network security breaches. Other proactive security methods include:
Setting up a proactive network can be a lot of work, but 403Tech Inc is here to keep your professional data/information safe. So if you happen to live in the Calgary area and would like to establish a proactive network, feel free to contact us at (403) 215-7506 or [email protected] today.
Scott Gallupe of 403Tech Discusses Cybersecurity Threats in Business in Calgary Article
The COVID-19 pandemic sent businesses scrambling to pivot from an office-based environment to a remote workforce. A recent issue of Business in Calgary featured 403Tech President Scott Gallupe, who advised on how local businesses can protect their IT systems from cybersecurity threats. He explained that passwords and video collaboration tools are possible entryways for viruses and malware. The article, Alright, Stop, Collaborate and Listen, features several local IT leaders, describes the issues faced by business owners during the pandemic and provides guidance on ways to protect business data from ransomware and other types of cyberattacks.