Business Network Security Services

WatchGuard Managed Firewall

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Outsource Your Cybersecurity Monitoring and Compliance

TechAssist cybersecurity services include a wide range of security services that are outsourced to us as your cybersecurity partner. These services are designed to help organizations protect their networks, systems, and data from cyber threats.

TechAssist cybersecurity services typically include a variety of services, such as:

  • Network security: This includes services such as firewall management, intrusion detection and prevention, and VPN management.
  • Endpoint security: This includes services such as antivirus and anti-malware management, endpoint detection and response, and vulnerability scanning.
  • Identity and access management: This includes services such as multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, and access control management.
  • Compliance management: This includes services such as HIPAA, PCI DSS, and SOC 2 compliance management.
  • Incident response: This includes services such as incident management, threat hunting, and vulnerability management.

TechAssist managed cybersecurity services can be beneficial for organizations of all sizes, as they provide access to a team of security experts who can help protect against cyber threats, without the need to hire and manage an in-house security team.

Our network and endpoint security subject matter experts will also provide organizations with access to the latest security technologies and best practices, which can be difficult and expensive to implement on their own.

Additionally, TechAssist security services can help organizations stay compliant with industry regulations and standards, and can provide reporting and monitoring to help organizations meet their compliance requirements.

Our cyber security services can be provided in different ways such as a managed security service provider (MSSP) or a security-as-a-service (SaaS) model, it is important for organizations to understand the differences and choose the model that best suits their needs.

Outsourcing your cybersecurity monitoring to TechAssist is a cost-effective and efficient way for organizations to protect their networks and systems from cyber threats, by providing access to a team of security experts, the latest security technologies and best practices, and compliance management.

Two Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an important security measure that adds an extra layer of protection to your online accounts. It works by requiring a user to provide not only a password but also a second form of authentication, such as a fingerprint or code sent to a mobile phone. This makes it much harder for hackers to gain access to your accounts, even if they have your password. Implementing 2FA can greatly reduce the risk of cyber attacks, data breaches, and identity theft. It is an easy and relatively inexpensive way to significantly enhance the security of your online accounts and protect your personal and business information.

Dangers of Reusing Passwords

Reusing passwords is a dangerous security practice that can leave your online accounts vulnerable to hacking. If a hacker obtains your password for one account, they can try using it on other accounts you have, increasing their chances of success. This is particularly problematic if you have reused the same password for multiple sensitive accounts, such as your email, bank, or social media accounts.

Password managers are important tools that can help protect against the dangers of password reuse. A password manager is a software application that securely stores your passwords and automatically enters them for you when you need to log in to an account. By using a password manager, you can generate and store unique, complex passwords for each of your accounts, eliminating the need to remember them all.

Additionally, password managers typically include features such as two-factor authentication, password strength checking, and auto-fill which makes the process of logging in to your online accounts much more secure and convenient.

In summary, password reuse is a dangerous security practice that can leave your online accounts vulnerable to hacking, by using a password manager you can generate and store unique, complex passwords for each of your accounts, and enhance your security by using additional features such as two-factor authentication and password strength checking.

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Insider Threat Detection and Mitigation

Insider threats refer to security risks that originate from within an organization, including from employees, contractors, or other insiders who have legitimate access to the organization’s sensitive information and systems. Disgruntled employees are one type of insider threat, as they may use their access and knowledge to steal sensitive data, sabotage systems, or cause other types of harm to the organization.

Disgruntled employees can pose a risk to an organization in various ways, including:

  • Stealing confidential or proprietary information before leaving the company.
  • Sabotaging company systems or data.
  • Sharing company secrets with competitors or other outside parties.
  • Introducing malware or other malicious software to company systems.

To prevent and mitigate these types of insider threats, organizations can implement a number of security measures, such as:

  • Conducting background checks and regular security training for employees.
  • Monitoring employee activity on company systems and networks.
  • Implementing security protocols such as data encryption, access controls, and data loss prevention.
  • Establishing an incident response plan to quickly detect and respond to security breaches.
  • Providing an anonymous way for employees to report suspicious or unethical behavior.

It’s important to note that insider threats can occur due to various reasons and not only because of disgruntled employees, but also from employees that are unintentionally exposing the company to risks due to lack of security awareness, or from those who are being coerced by a third party.

Therefore, having a comprehensive security program in place that covers not only technical solutions but also employee awareness and incident management, is crucial to effectively managing and mitigating the risks of insider threats.

CEO Impersonation Fraud Schemes

A CEO attack, also known as a “business email compromise” (BEC) or “business email spoofing” (BES), is a type of cyber attack where a hacker impersonates the CEO or another high-ranking executive of a company and sends an email to an employee, typically in the accounting or finance department, asking for a money transfer or the purchase of gift cards.

In these attacks, the hacker will typically use social engineering techniques to gather information about the company’s structure, the CEO’s email address, and the email signatures used by the CEO. They will then use this information to craft an email that appears to be from the CEO and request a wire transfer or the purchase of gift cards. These requests are often urgent and may include a request for secrecy or confidentiality.

The employee, believing that the request is legitimate, will comply with the request, and the money or gift cards will be transferred to the hacker’s account.

These types of attacks can be very effective, as the employee may trust that the request is legitimate because it appears to come from a high-ranking executive.

To protect against CEO attacks, companies can take several steps:

  • Implement multi-factor authentication for email, or use a digital signature to ensure that emails are authentic.
  • Train employees to be suspicious of requests for money transfers or gift card purchases, especially if they come from an executive and particularly if the request is urgent or confidential.
  • Encourage employees to verify the authenticity of the request by calling or emailing the executive directly, rather than relying solely on the email.
  • Create a company-wide policy that requires multiple levels of approval for any requests for money transfers or gift card purchases.
  • Regularly review and update security awareness training for employees.

It is important to remember that these types of attacks can occur to any organization, regardless of size or industry, and that it is crucial to be aware of the risk and take the appropriate precautions.