Technology For Humans: Keeping You Safe In So Many Ways

Cybersecurity is a constant battle in today’s modern world. It’s a threat that’s always looming, and that’s always sitting at the back of your mind with every email you receive, every invoice you send, every link you click, and every app you download.

At Solid Systems, we try to ease the stress that comes with keeping your business secure against threats by protecting you in a multitude of ways. This month, we’ve asked our teams to share their security tips, and are taking a look at a few of the cybersecurity solutions we offer to give your business peace of mind that your operations, your data, and your humans are protected.

What Simple Steps Can Businesses Take To Protect Themselves From Threats?

Michael Says:

Having only a password to protect your accounts is a thing of the past. If any sensitive information is involved, it’s not an option NOT to have multi-factor authentication enabled.

Melissa Says:

I’m not sure how many times our customers have been impacted and saved by disaster recovery planning. It needs to be reviewed at least once a year to ensure you can recover quickly.

Waldo Says:

My #1 tip for avoiding an attack on your website is to keep everything updated – your software, plugins, SSL certificates. There are professional security tools to keep your site safe too.

René Says:

When you get an email, check the ‘From’ field to validate the sender, or make sure it’s coming from the right address. The from address is often spoofed to look legit.

What Does The State Of Cybersecurity Look Like In 2024?

It’s not enough to put cybersecurity measures in place and expect them to last. You need to be vigilant, to think about the ways that threats are evolving and developing, and how best to keep your company safe.

With this in mind, we gathered our team of dedicated IT Pros (and our newest HAP Pros too!) together and asked them about the state of cybersecurity in the world today, and where they see it going in the year (and years) ahead. This is our SOLID prediction for cybersecurity in 2024 and beyond.

What Security Solutions Can SOLID Help You Put In Place?

Finding ways to protect your communications and stop attackers from using your domain is critical. Working together with Sendmarc, we’re able to provide businesses with both the tools and the training that they need to protect themselves from phishing, social engineering, and impersonation attacks.

The adoption and implementation of cloud services are bringing businesses numerous benefits in terms of flexibility, scalability, cost-effectiveness and more. But this shift also introduces new challenges that need to be addressed with cloud security strategies and solutions to protect your data and operations.

As a Microsoft hyper-focused technology partner, we help businesses to both adopt the right Microsoft solutions, and to protect them. From Microsoft 365 backups, to identity and access management, to training your teams, we are here to boost your Microsoft security and adoption throughout your business.

You can safeguard your company’s systems against attack, but managing and protecting your humans’ devices can be problematic, especially if they’re sitting in homes around the globe. Every device accessing company resources adds an extra layer of risk that we can help you manage with endpoint security and device replacement plans.

Regularly reviewing your technologies with an IT audit (also known as a Solid Systems Review) can ensure that your systems are up-to-date, configured according to industry best practices, aren’t vulnerable to attack, and that you’re using the best possible solutions for your needs and doing everything you can to protect your operations and data.

Disasters can come in many forms for a business – from something as innocuous as an extended power outage, to fires and earthquakes, to malicious cyberattacks. But no matter what the cause might be, the result is the same. Without proper planning, when disaster strikes your operations grind to a halt.

Did You Know?

A ticket sent to Solid Systems is received and triaged within 12 minutes.

Triaging consists of reviewing the ticket, editing it according to the nature of the problem or request, and setting the priority based on the impact on you or your business. The ticket is then dispatched to the IT Pro who will best resolve the problem.

All tickets are responded to within your Service Level Agreement.

Michael Claxton

Michael Claxton

Co-Founder and CEO of Solid Systems | I am a father of two, and a mentor of many. My calm focus makes me a natural leader, both in and out the office, and I have a unique skill in nurturing leadership qualities in others as well. But most of all, I understand the true value of time and the ways that technology can optimise efficiency within a business and see humans making the most of the time available to them, both in terms of productivity, and in terms of personal growth. 

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