February 24, 2021 | Cenetric

Emergency Preparedness: Data Breach Protocol

Emergency Preparedness: Data Breach Protocol When it comes to data breaches, there are plenty of things to consider. This is especially the case because cyber-crimes have drastically increased in recent years, leaving businesses of all sizes as vulnerable as ever. While there is no way to totally avoid data breaches, there are plenty of things […]

February 24, 2021 | Cenetric

How Managed Cybersecurity Gives Your Business an Edge

How Managed Cybersecurity Gives Your Business an Edge Today’s ever-advancing technology has changed how many companies, large and small and in all industries, do business today. It has made daily processes more efficient and cost-effective and has enabled employees to be more productive. However, it has also enabled hackers, scammers and cybercriminals to take advantage […]

January 26, 2021 | Cenetric

Smishing: What It Is and How to Avoid It

Smishing: What It Is and How to Avoid It It’s not accurate to say that phishing scams have had their day, and now there’s a new player around. We still need to be vigilant for phishing scams, but today the practice of smishing is on the rise and often harder to identify and avoid. These […]

January 26, 2021 | Cenetric

Recommendations for Hardening Key Management Systems

Recommendations for Hardening Key Management Systems To protect a business from faulty security, there are methods for hardening the security, which means identifying excess network use that could be a threat to the business, and monitoring the security patches. An organization with key management systems easily manages all the cryptographic keys within its cryptosystem.  Key […]

December 18, 2020 | Cenetric

Expert Support: What an MSP Can Do for You

Expert Support: What an MSP Can Do for You Many businesses start off self-managing their own IT, and they might actually be fine at the start. However, after a certain point, employing a Managed Services Provider (MSP) to help things along becomes vital to steady growth, and there are a number of factors that can […]

December 17, 2020 | Cenetric

Top Cybersecurity Threats To Be Wary of In 2021

Top Cybersecurity Threats To Be Wary of In 2021 The threat of cyberattacks is prominent not only to individuals, but to businesses as well, especially now. As more people work online, hackers are targeting more businesses, with an increasing number of techniques to circumvent the cybersecurity measures in place. As with any technology, there are […]

December 4, 2020 | Cenetric

Part II: Patch Management

Part II: Patch Management Patch management is a cybersecurity discipline that involves the acquisition, testing, and installation of new codes to administered computer systems. Examples of basic patch management tasks include installing security updates, figuring out which patches are appropriate for specific systems, and performing system installations.  It is a vital tool for organizations because […]

December 4, 2020 | Cenetric

Part I: Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing

Part I: Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing A SecurityMetrics study found out that it took about 166 days for attackers to breach an organization after detecting vulnerabilities. Once the attackers managed to compromise the systems, they could harvest sensitive data for about 127 days until those breaches were finally detected. One of the easiest means […]

November 6, 2020 | Cenetric

Securely Switch Your Business Data to the Cloud

Securely Switch Your Business Data to the Cloud For businesses, cloud services are becoming a necessity in the technological world. However, it can be extremely nerve-wracking to transfer your business data and backup to the cloud, especially if you haven’t used it before. With enough companies failing to account for the security implications, and with […]

November 6, 2020 | Cenetric

How MSPs Maintain the Latest Trends in IT Security

How MSPs Maintain the Latest Trends in IT Security The biggest technological threat for decades has been cybersecurity, and it has progressed along with the improvement of technology. Cybercriminals are relentless when it comes to getting through the layers of security that you have put into place to protect your personal, or business information.   […]