Are you concerned that one slip up or a tiny hole in your IT environment could cost you a lot of money, or worse, bring your business to a standstill?
If so, you have reason. According to AdvisorSmith, the most frequent causes of cyber insurance claims are hacking, ransomware, phishing, and employee negligence. The proliferation of cyber attacks in modern times are causing insurance premiums to rise significantly. What if you could prevent cyber threat and lower your premiums? With a Cybersecurity strategy in place, you can get peace of mind and protect your company and clients or customers.
What should a Cybersecurity Strategy Include?
Knowledge, tools, monitoring, risk mitigation, and ongoing user awareness training are all essential components of a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy. From assessment to active monitoring and risk mitigation. eMPiGO’s cybersecurity consulting services bring clarity to the topic for businesses and leverage more than a decade of leadership and tactical expertise on the topic.
Know where threats exist, so you can take preventive measures.
Our risk assessments help identify assets that may be affected by a cyber attack. These include IT infrastructure such as hardware, laptops, customer data, intellectual property and IT systems and then identifies the various risks. Once these vulnerabilities have been addressed, we can develop a protection plan.
Keep the damage from spreading and protect data.
Ransomware is a favorite tool for cybercriminals to attack and extort businesses. Once it is in your system, the malware encrypts important files and then holds them ransom for a sum of money in untraceable currency. Unlike viruses, getting rid of the attacker doesn’t get your information back. eMPiGO will isolate the infection, prevent data loss, secure backup storage, identify the malware and give you expert advice.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Because cyber attacks are often initiated by users on your network who are vulnerable to phishing, malicious email attachments and other social engineering tactics, creating user awareness is an important element of your cybersecurity strategy. eMPiGO provides cybersecurity training to help your users better identify would-be attacks.
Be on the right side of the law.
If your business is subject to industry or regional cybersecurity regulations, you are legally obligated to meet compliance. If compliance is mandated for you and you suffer a breach, non-compliance means you could face stiff fines and penalties on top of the already devastating event.
eMPiGO’s consultants will ensure you are meeting the compliance standards that are applicable to you including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, point-of-service (POS) and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requirements, EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) compliance.
Vigilance pays off.
Cybercriminals often rework existing strategies instead of looking for new vulnerabilities. For example, they may combine two different existing ransomware programs to create a new one. eMPiGO provides monitoring to detect new threats before they lead to a data breach.
Get what you need from a CISO.
Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) are expensive and hard to come by, and depending on your situation, you may not need one on staff. However, don’t underestimate the value of having a CISO at your disposal. eMPiGO offers virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) services to fill the gap, putting together security policies, guidelines and standards to give you what you need. No more. No less.