Are You Exposed to Phishing Attacks?

March 19, 2021

We get it, running a business is no small task. Think about how much time you spend planning, managing through uncertain times, and dealing with day-to-day issues. But did you know that 90% of SMBs ignore data protection, leaving themselves vulnerable to phishing attacks? Attackers use multiple access points like email, applications, endpoints (computers and mobile devices) and identity (your logins) to find the point of least resistance into your company’s information. Can you afford to have your data compromised, or risk the possibility of your business being brought to a complete stand-still because of an attack?

Today’s defense solutions are advanced and have been designed to protect, detect, and block threats. And yet, while IT leaders are actively sorting out security strategies, hackers are also actively devising new ways to infiltrate your vulnerabilities. 2021 will be the year of catch-up for many organizations who failed to identify the vulnerabilities that may have been ignored or overlooked while shifting to remote work.

It has been predicted that a new ransomware attack will occur every 11 seconds, which means a breach is inevitable. With the right tools, however, there is no need to panic. Microsoft 365 can help you visualize an attacker’s movement through your system, and recommend where to focus your investigation. It provides powerful security tools that work together in different combinations to protect your organization in a variety of ways. Additional information available here highlights what an attacker’s movements look like and how Microsoft helps to protect your organization, as well as recover from an attack.

The way your business manages your security risks and handles disaster will determine its future. Ensuring the continuity of your company means you must plan well upfront. Implementing a coprehensive security system is easier than you think. Contact Convverge to learn more about how to better protect your business using Microsoft 365.