With the prevalence of cybersecurity issues in today’s world, you need to set up a practical framework to protect data in your organization from any potential threats. For this purpose, you need a security operations center (SOC). This is an entity within your organization composed of people, processes, and tools that monitor, protect, and improve the security of your IT systems.

So, how do you set up an effective SOC? Here are four critical steps for your consideration.

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The very first radio frequency identification (RFID) device was created in 1946 by the Russian physicist Leon Theremin. So RFID systems aren’t a new technology by any means.

However, if you’re well informed of the news, you probably already know that RFID systems have been the rage for quite some time now in many industries. This prominence might be because the necessary equipment to set up an RFID system is more affordable these days than ever before.

Hence, pretty much everyone can develop their own systems, given that they have the necessary expertise. In fact, you can build a fairly decent system with a budget of only USD$1,000. But while it’s indeed more affordable, the fact that security is still necessary for RFID systems remains. On that note, here are five tips to help you secure your RFID system:

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78% of businesses are not confident about their cybersecurity posture. As per data from the National Cyber Security Alliance, 60% of small and medium-sized businesses close down within six months of a cyberattack. Businesses have realized the importance of cyber security, but the way companies are choosing to address their cyber security concerns has changed. 77% of businesses plan to outsource their cyber security needs within the next five years.

Due to recruiting and onboarding costs, more and more businesses are doing away with their in-house cybersecurity teams. Hiring a freelance cyber security company is becoming more popular, thanks to the cost-efficiency of the model. Building an in-house cybersecurity team means that companies need to spend on hiring full-time employees and other expenses, such as insurance and taxes. However, when businesses hire a cyber security company, they only need to pay for services agreed upon for the specific project.

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Bots are slowly becoming a massive obstacle to businesses with each day passing. Not only are they a considerable security threat, but bots can also increase customer dissatisfaction.

And with this realization came the sudden boom of the bot protection and mitigation market, resulting in numerous changes. One particular example is how the number of service providers has increased over the past few years. While it certainly helps in providing more options for consumers, it has also made it difficult to choose a bot protection service provider for one’s business.

If you’re struggling in that regard, then you’ve come to the right place. Below are five tips and considerations that can help you decide on your business’s bot protection service provider.

 

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Businesses are the common targets of hackers. Thus, if you have a business, you need to prioritize its safety at all times. This is especially true today when everything is readily accessible through the internet. 

If you store your business data digitally, it might be at risk of attacks from hackers. Malicious parties might infiltrate your system in various ways, including phishing. Of course, this growing trend is caused by the fact that most businesses depend on the internet to monitor finances, maintain inventory, conduct marketing, and connect with clients, despite the increasing risks.  

If your goal is to keep your business safe from future phishing and hacking attempts, here are several ways to protect your devices from hackers. 

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The move to a digital landscape has undoubtedly been beneficial to companies by helping them better interact with their clients. It has also helped generate greater sales thanks to easier access to a greater pool of potential clients. But despite its benefits, an evident issue that’s apparent with increased internet use is the heightened risk of cyberattacks. Despite this, many businesses and mostly their respective Information Technology (IT) departments are often leaving them stretched due to the widening digital footprint. 

Fortunately, there’s a practical solution to this issue, and this is outsourcing cybersecurity to a managed IT service provider. Without further ado, here are the benefits of making this move on your business. 

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AWS is the most used cloud platform on the planet. It offers a wide range of solutions and services such as cloud computing, relational database, simple storage solutions, and the list goes on. Organizations use these services to fulfil their IT needs and run their businesses online. However, hackers have always tried to disrupt these services and tried to hack into the network of these worldwide organizations. To prevent hacking attempts and network compromise scenarios, organizations perform periodic security audits of their AWS environments. This makes sure their assets running on AWS are safe and secure. In this post, I will explain what AWS security audit is, why you need one and how to get started with it. So, let’s get started!

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Social media is a perfect means of communication with your friends and colleagues, business partners and potential clients.

But social media can also be a convenient platform for offenders, abusers, and fraudsters. They attract a lot of scammers and cybercriminals. Be attentive about the personal information you provide and the people with who you communicate.

In this article, we have compiled a list of simple security tips on how to keep your account and sensitive data protected.

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Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT) procedures are renowned in the cybersecurity industry for their holistic role. The ethical hacking environment designed during a pentesting procedure reveals a lot of information about the system’s response to an attack. It reveals the maximum number of vulnerabilities and incident response details about the networks, systems, and applications. 

Usually, a security audit or assessment process builds towards a pentesting procedure as the natural end of resolving the security loopholes discovered. However, various compliance requirements and government mandates dictate a mandatory penetration testing procedure to ensure the security of customer data. Organizations of each industry have specific compliance rules for information security that have been made mandatory. 

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Hackers and their tactics are always developing. With the evolving cybersecurity environment, hackers have been pushed to devise different cyber strike techniques. As a result, cybersecurity issues are now more common and sophisticated than they were years ago. 

Security On The Digital Battlefield 

When hackers utilize advanced tools to cause chaos on your app, you must respond and take appropriate action. App creators and users need a method for ensuring the effectiveness of their security in the digital battlefield. Here’s where security testing comes in. 

Security testing is the strategy of guaranteeing the defense of an application. Penetration testing is just a component of this procedure. Security testing spans throughout the app development process, from design to testing the end product. This procedure includes the following: 

  • Assessment of risks 
  • Vulnerability scanning 
  • Review and control of the code 
  • Stress Testing 
  • Penetration Testing 

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