Essential Cyber Security Tips for Your Business


In the age of technology, it is important to make sure that your business is protected from all angles. This is why you must take the necessary steps to provide your business with efficient Internet security. Here are a few essential cyber security tips for your business.


Cyber security can only be effective if you have a solid plan of action. Discuss possible cyber security methods with data center services such as UDT; this is a strong option for smaller businesses that cannot afford to designate one individual to focus exclusively on cyber security. Organizations like UDT can help you to plan out customized security initiatives that fit your business’s individual needs. Creating this strategy is the first step in providing protection.


When it comes to protecting your information, it is important to keep it as secure as possible. For this reason you should set forth rules and teach your employees how to protect information, especially personally identifiable information. These rules should extend to social media use; be sure that employees are aware of what types of information they are allowed to discuss in such a public setting. It is also important to make clear to your employees what kind of information they should not share with competitors. Establish penalties for misuse of information in order to preserve the integrity of your business.


It is crucial to have a high quality antivirus system operating on each of your business-related computers. Make sure that they are always in use and updated as appropriate; this includes software updates that may be issued by the brand to improve your antivirus’ efficiency. It is a good idea to make sure that these security systems update themselves automatically whenever there is a new patch available to avoid human error.

For more essential cyber security tips for your business, call UDT at (800) 882-9919. We provide a variety of web-based managed security services such as cloud solution and management, business systems integration, and web-based collaboration. You can learn more about our services by visiting our website.

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  1. Determine which systems were impacted and immediately isolate them. Take the network offline at the switch level or physically unplug the systems from the wired or wireless network.
  2. Immediately take backups offline to preserve them. Scan backups with anti-virus and malware tools to ensure they’re not infected
  3. Initiate an immediate password reset on affected user accounts with new passwords that are no less than 14 characters in length. Do this for Senior Management accounts as well.

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