Building cybersecurity resilience

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Cybersecurity resilience is the ability to recover from a security breach or cyber attack (should it occur) quickly and efficiently. As cybersecurity breaches are becoming more common with an expected increase in 2023, it is vital to have systems in place to protect your organisation. 

All forms of resilience begin with a strong foundation, so, in cybersecurity terms, these are the initial barriers that are in place that keep the organisation’s information safe. Building resilience isn’t just about having foundations in place, but continual checks, audits and updates are just as essential. By monitoring your IT infrastructure for necessary changes and ensuring all applications are running at a compliance level, the number of entry points for cyber attackers is reduced. 

How to build resilience:

1. Generate an audit of your organisation’s technology (servers, desktops, laptops, network infrastructure etc) – checking all systems are up to date and functioning correctly and securely

2. Schedule dates to perform regular audits – these should be carried out as often as possible and when required by any regulatory bodies. Routine compliance checks will help to avoid weaknesses in your organisation’s security systems by keeping all applications at their best practice and running efficiently.

3. Back up all important information to multiple secure drives and devices.

Increase the layers of protection for your organisation and its customer’s data by storing it in multiple locations – as allowable by law and regulatory bodies. If your business then becomes subject to a ransomware attack, for example, you can surrender the device and information at stake while still retaining the data in a separate system.

Why is it so important?

Without resilient and robust foundations, gaps in your security systems are likely to appear, increasing the possibility of cyberattacks and security breaches. If either of these does occur and your organisation does not have the correct measures in place the outcome will be: greater business interruption, reputational damage, loss of company and customers data etc.

Maintaining and building resilient security measures and IT infrastructure is highly important – not only will it increase the ability to catch issues before they arise but it will save your organisation time and money.

How Cloudhouse can help

Cloudhouse Guardian is a tool designed to build resilience in organisational technology. Guardian performs automated compliance assessments and tests against best practices and company regulations on a regular basis. If an issue is detected, Guardian will automatically fix it so that the application is in its most secure and up-to-date state.

To find out more about Guardian, get in touch today. 

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