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What is Enterprise Security?

Enterprise security includes both the internal or proprietary business secrets of a company as well as the employee and customer data related to privacy laws. It is the process by which an organization protects its information assets (data, servers, workstations, storage, networking, applications, etc.) from infringement of confidentiality, integrity, or availability. Enterprise Security Solutions not only help organizations understand their IT security postures but also provide the best course of action to overcome the security loopholes.

Who exactly needs Cybersecurity measures?

From social media to online banking to digital hospital records, every piece of our lives are available on the internet. Hackers and other nefarious characters can fight to gain access to this information and use it for their own purposes. In essence, everyone needs cyber security. Because just about everyone has personal information available via the internet.

What is Privileged Identity Management?

Privileged Identity Management (PIM) is a capability within identity management focused on the special requirements of managing highly privileged access. PIM is an information security and governance tool to help companies meet compliance regulations and to prevent system and data breaches through the improper use of privileged accounts.

What is Malware?

Malware is the collective name for a number of malicious software variants, including viruses and spyware. Malware typically consists of code developed by cyberattackers, designed to cause extensive damage to data and systems or to gain unauthorized access to a network. Malware is typically delivered in the form of a link or file over email and requires the user to click on the link or open the file to execute the malware.

What does a “strong” password really mean?

A strong password is a password that is hard to detect both by humans and by the computer. Two things make a password stronger: (1) a larger number of characters, and (2) mixing numeric digits, upper and lower case letters and special characters ($, #, etc.).  Strong passwords can help to protect not only individual user accounts, but comprehensive hosted systems.

What is Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is the practice of defending computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks, and data from malicious digital attacks. It’s also known as information technology security or electronic information security.

What is cloud security?

“Cloud” refers to the hosted resources delivered to a user via software. Cloud security, also known as cloud computing security, refers to the procedures and technology of protecting cloud computing environments, applications, data, information and infrastructure.

What is a Secure Web Gateway?

A secure web gateway offers protection against online security threats by enforcing company security policies and filtering malicious internet traffic in real-time. At a minimum, a secure web gateway offers URL filtering, application controls for web applications and the detection and filtering of malicious code.

How do I protect myself from Clickjacking?

Clickjacking is when a cybercriminal tricks a user into clicking a link that seemingly takes them one place but instead routes them to the attacker’s chosen destination most often for malicious purposes. In many cases, the user may not realize that their clicks aren’t going where they’re supposed to, which can open up a number of vulnerabilities.

How can Technosprout help me?

Technosprout has been at the forefront in providing consulting, assessment, architecting, deploying and managing security solutions for Traditional and New-age customers alike. We combine the strengths of Gartner Leaders and our skilled resources to help IT teams breathe easy!

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