What is Cyber Security?
Cyber security is the set of practices devoted to protecting computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks, and data from potential attacks.
Cyber security challenges for businesses
Attacks on data are no longer just about getting credit card information; Today, they can also be about getting the information needed to change someone’s life forever. The following are four cyber security recommendations for your business:
- Understand the connection between privacy and security: To help protect against both compromises and the collateral damage fallout that can occur, security must be built in—not just into the applications, but throughout the whole organization. A complete security and risk management solution must encompass the infrastructure, users, apps and data while still supporting business goals. Organizations must also follow changing legislative activity closely and maintain a flexible security approach that keeps them in compliance.
- Move from “point fixes” to broad impact solutions: Vendors must invest in broad, asymmetric fixes to knock out as many vulnerabilities as possible in one fell swoop. Until then, security teams must be more vigilant about applying patches at both the enterprise and individual user level to ensure protection from bugs that are well known and often exploited.
- Focus on applications: The perimeter of the enterprise network is no longer where it once was. With today’s mobile devices and broad interconnectivity, the actual perimeter is in the pocket of every employee worldwide. Attackers realize this and have shifted their focus from servers and operating systems to applications. Re-evaluate funding and focus. Security professionals must adjust their approach to fund protection of the application layer, defending not just the edge, but the interactions between users, applications, and data regardless of location or device.
- Backup your important files: In today’s environment, malware needs to produce revenue, not just be disruptive. This has led to an increase in ATM-related malware, banking Trojans, and ransomware. As more and more financial transactions occur online, criminals will continue to target these for profit. Put simply, if there is money to be made, there is money to be stolen. The best protection against ransomware is a sound backup policy for all important files on the system.
Vanguard Infrastructure's collaboration with HPE OEM
Vanguard Infrastructures, a security solution provider, collaborated with HPE to integrate its Advanced Threat Detection Security solution, Wraith, with HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 servers. Combined with HPE Silicon Root of Trust capabilities, ProLiant DL380 Gen10 is the most secure industry-standard servers, designed to deliver performance, resiliency, and versatility for supporting advanced applications.