How are you currently handling all the cybersecurity products in your environment? Do you (or one of your staff) handle the day-to-day security assessments? Do you perform the updates or handle the fine tuning required to keep your environment secure? London Security offers our Virtual Security Engineering services, where we can handle the day-to-day management for you and help work on other IT Security projects. In case all of this sits on your shoulders, here are some good methods to consider for managing your security.
The value in having day-to-day management of cybersecurity threats, is that you're appraised when there might be a problem. You have the value of:
Each of these is important in their own right. Numerous threats within the past several years have been mitigated by ensuring you have the latest of both security product patches and existing Microsoft or Apple Security Updates. Knowing that you have systems that are reporting back properly (i.e. receiving updates), as well as their current patch level can save a lot of time and energy. Patch management isn't considered a core part of security by some, but history proves it should be...especially these days. The importance of having up to date patches has been proven time and again to be a success story in preventing major breaches. Patchable and Preventable Security issues Leading Cause of Breaches in Q1
As for potential Indicators of Compromise, or analyzing security events - the value is clear there. You can see what security threats are being captured and at what layer, and consider whether or not you want to have threats caught at these or other layers.
All of this is value in guaranteeing that your security works for you, and isn't just a checkbox on a sheet when you handle an audit.
Being aware of current Cybersecurity threats is important, and handling the day-to-day can keep an organization on top of where it stands against current security issues... but that can only go so far. Looking to the future and planning out the scope of where your IT Organization is going, and how security is prepared to handle it is important. Here's a few examples:
All of the above are based on real world issues that London Security has dealt with in various ways, and it is important to be aware of these problems before they spiral into a larger security breach. Many of the issues simply required being a part of the weekly IT Organization meetings, checking in with counterparts in the help desk department, or with your network team to be aware of upcoming changes.
Part of the problem in IT Security is simply not having the time to handle everything, and one of the values London Security provides to our customers is acting as an extension of their existing IT team, working with the various stakeholders to guarantee security is maintained, and user experience is not compromised in the process.
Many organizations need help to handle the above, but they don't have the budget for a full time employee to handle it. Additionally, there might not BE a qualified candidate that has applied for an outstanding position. London Security has been able to provide a stop-gap solution for those organizations, and assisted in training the incoming FTE (if there is one) on the security of the environment so that the transition can be smooth, rather than a rushed window where many issues occur within a short time frame.
Contact London Security today regarding how we can help with your day-to-day security management. Most people tend to think they can't afford it or that they don't need it. If you have an open req for an IT security admin or engineer...you need us! We can help with other projects but if your security is being neglected and you simply don't have the in-house resources to handle the day-to-day administration...you need us.
Security Server/Console Upgrade or Replacement
Security Agent Update Roll-outs
Day to Day Security Management and Administration
Basically it boils down to this - either you have the internal resources to handle the day-to-day administration, or you don't. If you do, congratulations. If you don't, contact us and let's get that taken care of today.
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