Thank you to everyone who attended ANP's live webinar on September 15th: Combating the Cybercrime Epidemic. We hope you found this webinar helpful in understand how to tackle cybercrime prevention and what you must start doing today to avoid being the next victim of an attack.Read More
IT Support Blog for Small Business Owners
The current cybersecurity landscape is growing increasingly more complex than we have ever seen. It's not just rouge solo actors anymore. These cybergangs are sophisticated, determined attackers and their operations are growing daily.
As business leaders, we must not shy away from this, but rather be prepared for the next great disruption, the hybrid work environment, where your business applications are running in the cloud and on our on-premises servers with some workers in the office and others out of the office. This separation continues to put the companies at risk that are not prepared.Read More
COVID-19 has led to a more distributed and virtual workforce, requiring IT to deploy new security tools to protect your employees and your data regardless of where they are located.
Last year the pandemic triggered world-wide panic, forcing businesses to find ways to work remotely, even if it meant using employees home PCs, or going against other IT best practices temporarily.
Cybercriminals are capitalizing on this vulnerable time for businesses, finding technical glitches in remote access points and are exposing security vulnerabilities, finding ways to get into your network.Read More
Our clients have been rapidly transforming the way their businesses operate and how their employees work in response to COVID-19.
As a managed IT provider, it is our obligation to ensure our clients’ IT environments are resilient and secure. Therefore, ANP has turned to a Zero Trust Security model to protect against the growing security threats associated with this transformational shift to remote work.
If there’s one security feature you must absolutely implement right away it’s multi-factor authentication (MFA). Yes, you could make a case that your firewall, anti-virus, or user management system is the number one security measure. It’s true that you need some of those before you can even get to MFA, but nobody can debate the effectiveness of MFA.Read More
Topics: Security threats facing small businesses, IT security, network security, IT Cyber Security, IT Password Security, managed cybersecurity services, cyber security tools, Cybersecurity Risk Assessment, multifactor authentication, security tools, two factor authentication, security features
Businesses today depend on a wide variety of technologies to run their day-to-day operations. Some companies prefer to keep their network on-premise in their office so they have more control over it, while most others are moving some or all of their business applications to the cloud.
Regardless of where your data resides, your IT department or managed IT provider should have a list of important protocols to ensure every application and device on your network is properly managed for optimum performance and to reduce the risks of a data breach.Read More