Today’s Think|Chat session addressed a serious and relevant topic – assessing your business’s network security. Tim Foley conducted a virtual “chat” about the topic with Zachary Hill, CTO at Think|Stack.
For those of you who run a business or simply read the news, you know that cyber-crime is on the rise. Most businesses find it hard to track just how vulnerable and unprepared they are at the best of times and have scrambled to set up and secure a remote workforce over the past few weeks.
Zach briefed us on why it’s critical for businesses to review their network security right NOW.
“A lot of people have been caught off guard by the current pandemic crisis. They have had to rapidly create policy for remote work and on-board technology for remote work. Unfortunately, it’s resulted in some overworked IT folks, and engineers who’ve had to implement new technology as fast as they could to make sure businesses can operate and work remotely. What this ultimately means is that sometimes working so quickly results in mistakes or inhibits companies from putting enough planning or effort into the security of the efficiency of that implementation.”
We recommend a security check for any type of business, especially those who recently had to adopt remote work programs. A security check typically takes no more than 3-hours total and will check for any gaps in your security.
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