The latest entry in a never-ending series of data breaches comes courtesy of popular internet platform Reddit. The company revealed that a hacker was able to access usernames, passwords, and email addresses by intercepting SMS two-factor authentication. It's sad to say, but “giant company suffers massive data breach” has become all too commonplace in our news feeds — to the point that too many organizations are tuning out important lessons.
No amount of security will mitigate 100 percent of threats, but business and IT leaders must work together to determine which security controls are necessary, affordable, and worth the time to mitigate risks without hampering productivity and efficiency. Jeffery Lauria, VP of Technology at iCorps, shares his strategies to step up cybersecurity with Cloud Tech, a cloud computing community.
Read the full article here: Five ways to step up your cybersecurity
Identifying Cloud Vulnerabilities
The cloud offers immense opportunity for modern workforces. Better performance, faster deployment, scalable environments, and cost savings. But too many businesses lack the internal resources to successfully, and securely, make the most of their cloud spend. They experience:
- Poorly defined responsibilities and liabilities between cloud vendors and third parties
- Mismanaged cloud access, and hidden dependencies between cross-cloud applications
- Lax accountability, due diligence, and transparency surrounding security and risk management
You need a skilled managed services provider to identify the vulnerabilities in your cloud infrastructure, and find the best solution for your company and employees. Our skilled cloud consultants provide the incident response skills, threat detection, intelligent analysis, and cloud-specific security knowledge to position you for success. Learn how, today with a free business IT consultation.