One of the most common questions when it comes to following the NIST framework is when you should start implementing response plan procedures. Let’s say that you already have a response plan in place (which you should, as the response plan is one of the most important aspects of an online security system). In order for your response plan to come to action, you must first detect a threat or potential security risk in your system or network.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology's framework, better known as the NIST framework, is not in any way mandatory by law but it has become a necessity in cybersecurity. The number of cybersecurity risks is not expected to drop any time soon, which means businesses and organizations will have to continue their battle against cybercrime.
No matter what industry your business is in, it is currently exposed to numerous risks related to online security. The number of cyber attacks targeting small businesses keeps growing on a daily basis, which proves our point that every single business is facing some sort of a threat.
The NIST cybersecurity framework offers voluntary guidance about securing businesses and protecting their networks and data from cybersecurity threats. According to the National Cyber Security Alliance, 60% of small businesses close down only six months after a cybersecurity attack.
Communication is an integral component to any small- and medium-sized business (SMB). To ensure the success of your SMB, utilizing the right technology resources is key. Short for fifth-generation wireless systems, 5G is changing essential technology solutions like VoIP. Here are three key changes you need to look out for. Improved Video Conferencing The major […]
Small-business owners with limited financial resources have to manage their office IT on their own. Although this might work for a while, it can grow into a massive problem when the business starts expanding. At that point, you’ll want to focus on that expansion, not repairing tech problems. This is where external IT support comes […]
In this digital age, mobile connectivity is a top priority for personal and business users alike. 5G, or fifth-generation wireless systems, will change not only people’s daily routines but also the way small- and medium-sized businesses operate. Here are three main ways that 5G will change VoIP for SMBs. Improved video conferencing The major factor […]
WordPress is one of the most powerful blogging and content management systems (CMS) to date. Since it powers approximately 27% of all websites, there’s no room for sluggish load times, potential security vulnerabilities, or search engine delistings. To avoid these problems altogether, sticking to the following checklists might help. Make backups It’s crucial that you […]
Unlike getting a new pair of sweatpants, the process of buying new hardware isn’t as straightforward. Because there are so many choices out there, it’s hard to go with what your friend has to say or which ones are selling at 50% off. If you want hardware that doesn’t only fit but also compliments your […]
With the gradual integration of virtualization, many small and medium-sized businesses have seen many benefits that extend beyond their bottom line. Not only does it aid with cost efficiency but also with disaster recovery and several other areas of operations. Here are a few other reasons why thousands of SMBs are virtualizing their business model. […]