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Looking for Chief Information Security Officer? – Why Its Best to Hire a Virtual CISO

As a critical area of concern, cybersecurity requires an able and efficient leadership that makes strategic decisions concerning the company’s cybersecurity and thus keeps the company’s IT environment secure. The position, precisely, is termed Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). The ever-increasing number of cybersecurity instances have made CISOs a critical C-suite resource for every company,Read More »Looking for Chief Information Security Officer? – Why Its Best to Hire a Virtual CISO

Malware Attacks – What to Do Before Cyber Security Service Providers Take Over?

My system is under a malware attack; what to do now? Well, that’s the question many people or companies ask when they identify a malware attack. Yes, a malware attack is undoubtedly serious. But you need not panic. Before the cybersecurity rescue team steps into the scene and takes over your system, you need toRead More »Malware Attacks – What to Do Before Cyber Security Service Providers Take Over?
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Include Cybersecurity on your Board’s Agenda!

According to the Ponemon Institute’s  Cost of a Data Breach Report, the average cost of a data breach in the United States in 2020 was $8.64 million. That is the price you pay when even a generally careful employee accidentally clicks on a phishing email. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) First American Financial Corporation case insists… Read More »Include Cybersecurity on your Board’s Agenda!

MSP Vs MSSP Comparison and Qualification

The recent string of supply chain attacks and the innovative methods used by threat actors to push ransomware using an MSP(Managed Service Providers) network has definitely become a cause of concern, and rightly so. Cybersecurity, like many defense systems, is a shared responsibility, and every organization in software distribution needs to have good cybersecurity practices.… Read More »MSP Vs MSSP Comparison and Qualification

Social Engineering Attacks – How Cyber Security Companies Help in Prevention

Did you know that around 98 percent of the cyberattacks depend on social engineering, and about 43 percent of IT professionals said they had been targeted by social engineering schemes last year? (Source – Purplesec). Stats show that social engineering, which involves the psychological manipulation of people to make them perform the required actions orRead More »Social Engineering Attacks – How Cyber Security Companies Help in Prevention

DDOS Attack Prevention – Basic Security Measures That Service Providers Recommend

The seriousness of DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks and their widespread repercussions make DDoS attack prevention an essential aspect of every company’s cybersecurity agenda. Accordingly, companies hire cybersecurity service providers that recommend a set of fundamental security measures aimed at the prevention of DDoS attacks. Let us look at five of those preventive measuresRead More »DDOS Attack Prevention – Basic Security Measures That Service Providers Recommend

Benefits of Performing a Network Vulnerability Assessment by Cyber Security Experts

In addition to benefits and enhanced capabilities, evolving technologies bring a range of critical concerns to the business owner’s table – a lot of which are associated with cybersecurity. The way cybersecurity attacks have evolved over the years; it is abundantly evident that cyber-attackers monitor emerging technologies continuously and keep a close watch on theRead More »Benefits of Performing a Network Vulnerability Assessment by Cyber Security Experts

How are Businesses Targeted by Spear Phishing Attacks Each Day?

A spear-phishing attack is an email or electronic communication scam that targets a specific individual, a group of people, or an organization. Like other phishing attacks, spear-phishing intends to gain unauthorized access to confidential information or cheat companies to get money by leveraging email as the medium. However, one of the significant differences between phishingRead More »How are Businesses Targeted by Spear Phishing Attacks Each Day?

How CyberSecurity Service Providers Help You Detect and Prevent Malware Attacks?

How Security Service Providers Help You Detect and Prevent Malware Attacks? Malware attacks are threatening and carry a massive risk if they succeed in manipulating the user or penetrating a system. However, the key is not to fret but stay mindful about them and know how to prevent malware attacks. One of our previous blogsRead More »How CyberSecurity Service Providers Help You Detect and Prevent Malware Attacks?

Vulnerability Assessment vs. Penetration Testing – What Difference They Make to Your Organization Security?

Often used interchangeably, vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, however, are two different terms. Although aimed at enhancing cybersecurity, both of them function uniquely, have distinct objectives, and play varying roles in the context of a company’s cybersecurity. Accordingly, to enable a better understanding of vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, Alliant Cybersecurity highlights a few differencesRead More »Vulnerability Assessment vs. Penetration Testing – What Difference They Make to Your Organization Security?