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Prevent Cyber Attacks with These 15 Methods

No matter what size your organization is, what line of business you’re in, or who you serve, you want to prevent cyber attacks, because bad actors are targeting everyone. As cyber security specialists with a dedicated team of engineers, ACP CreativIT is ready to ensure your organization is protected. 

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Our team has assisted companies and organizations across the U.S. in all stages of their cyber security plan, including design, configuration, installation and long-term support, as well as remediation after an attack. 

There is no arguing cyber security attacks are on the rise. The COVID-19 pandemic has given hackers new opportunities and avenues to exploit sensitive data, leading to devastating consequences.

To help your business stay one step ahead of these threats we have created a checklist outlining 15 ways to stay protected from a cyber attack. An estimated 97% of breaches could have been prevented with the proper safeguards in place. With that being said, it's critical to take a proactive approach to cyber security as opposed to a reactive. 

Prevent Cyber Attacks with These 15 Methods

  1. Perform regular security assessments.
  2. Secure your email.
  3. Apply secure password policies.
  4. Train your users with security awareness.
  5. Protect your computers data from malware, viruses, and cyber attacks with advanced endpoint security.
  6. Utilize Multi-Factor Authentication.
  7. Keep programs and products up-to-date.
  8. Safely scan the dark web for research.
  9. Review all event and security logs.
  10. Detect web and email threats as they emerge with gateway security.
  11. Ensure mobile device security.
  12. Turn on Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention features.
  13. Encrypt files whenever possible.
  14. Have a Back-Up plan.

Click here to view the full checklist.

ACP CreativIT and CCCP are happy to help your organization stay protected from cyber crimes. Contact us to talk to one of our experts today or visit our cyber security page here