CYBERSECURITY PROCESSES & PROCEDURES LAY THE FOUNDATION
Protect What’s Important From the Cybercrime Industry
Today’s hackers are smart, capable, and on a mission to steal from you. They want your passwords, your personal information, and access to your financials, and they have access to the absolute latest in technology to do it. Our Cyber team uses the most advanced security tools, both defensive AND offensive, to stay ahead.
When it comes to the IT wants and needs of a business, cybersecurity should be at the top of the list. Protecting your business from ever-increasing cyber threats can be a daunting task, however, this is our field of expertise and there are ways to counteract the threats. Let AVATAR take care of your cybersecurity needs for comprehensive protection and constant peace of mind. Cyber threats like phishing schemes, malware, ransomware, and DDoS attacks are up 30% since last year. If this is not your forte, we can help.
By The Numbers
- You can be compromised and not know it. The average time to identify a breach in 2020 was 207 days. (Source: IBM)
- Any single attack can be enormously expensive. The average cost of a single ransomware attack on businesses is $ 133,000. (Source: SafeAtLast)
- Phishing increased in 2020 to account for 1 in every 4,300 emails. (Source: Symantec)
- One out of every 13 web requests leads to malware. (Source: Symantec)
AVATAR’s approach to Managed Cybersecurity includes regular assessments, external testing, proactive management of your IT infrastructure, and planning with you and your team to be sure you have processes and procedures in place to avoid disruption.
Managed Cybersecurity Capabilities
Avoid, Identify, Remove Threats
Malicious emails are the entry point of most ransomware attacks. We will assess and manage your email system and implement tools for spam filtering, spyware/malware protection, encryption, and password management.
Identifying Problems Before They Happen
Our process regularly evaluates the security of your entire network. We update and maintain your configurations to make sure your network is secure and reliable.
Identifying and Fixing System/Network Defects
We regularly perform scan testing to uncover and fix misconfigured systems and system defects, and we manage updates to ensure that your systems are up to date.
Incident Response Plans (IRPs)
Defining Standard Operating Procedures
In the event of a ransomware attack or IT incident, the speed and consistency of your response can make all the difference. We will work with you to create a written policy, test it regularly, and train your staff on how to respond.
Regular Assessments and Closing Gaps
Our managed service process regularly assesses your entire IT infrastructure to meet best practices. We’ll put the most advanced technologies and tools into place and make sure they are current to protect against threat actors.
Testing and Ethical Hacking
We use certified pen testers to simulate a cybersecurity attack on your computer systems. We can also employ an ethical hacker to gauge the effectiveness of your security by attempting to directly overcome your defenses.
Security Policy Management
Providing Guidance to Employees
It’s important that everyone knows the ground rules. We can help you set up policies that cover issues such as using personal devices (BYOD), personal use of company assets and networks, content sharing policies, and others.
Security Advisory Services
We Help You with the Business Problem – Not Just the Technology
We don’t’ stop with technical solutions. We’ll advise you on issues such as cybersecurity insurance, policies, system governance, and we’ll document your environment for the future.
Best Practices to Reduce Compliance Risk
Our team is experienced across different industries to help you achieve and maintain compliance.