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Meet the Challenge | Malware Threats

Every organization is threatened with malware threats daily.  This isn’t going to change anytime soon.  A layered cybersecurity strategy can combat these attacks, maximize protection, and keep costs under control.

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What we need to understand is that no single tool or policy can adequately defend against every type of malware threat.  A variety of tools and approaches is essential to protect an organization.   Since there are so many tools out there, it’s easy to buy one that isn’t needed or underutilize the tools you do have.

Knowing the function and role of each potential tool is essential for a cost-effective and comprehensive cybersecurity strategy for addressing malware threats.

Layered Cybersecurity Strategy Tools

  • Firewalls
    • Designed to keep the malware out
    • Cost Range – Firewall as a Service – $70-$270 month
  • Email Protection – SPAM, Encryption, etc
    • Spam Filter, Encryption, etc
    • Cost Range – $1.50~ per address per month
  • Browsing Protection to keep users from going to bad websites
    • Cost Range – $3.50/device/month
  • Brute Force Protection – Once the bad guy targets you
    • Multi-factor Authentication
      • Cost Range – $2.50/user/month
    • Password Manager
      • Cost Range – $0-$3/user/month
    • Vulnerability Scanning
      • Cost Range – $10/user/month
    • Human
      • Workforce Education
      • Cost Range – $2.50/user/month
    • Detection
      • SIEM, FIM
      • Cost Range – Call for pricing

Resources:

Block by Block: A Layered Approach to Cybersecurity – Live Event Recording

If you would like more information about how to address malware threats, please send Sara an email, by clicking this link.

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