1. Firewall Security:
Firewalls are used to protect networks from unauthorized access, malicious attacks, and other security threats. It should be regularly monitored and updated to ensure that it is working correctly.
2. Network Security:
The network must be protected by strong encryption protocols and authentication measures to prevent unauthorized access to confidential data.
3. Endpoint Protection:
All endpoints (computers, laptops, servers) must be secured with antivirus software and updated regularly to mitigate the risk of malware infections.
4. Access Control:
Users should only have access to the information they need to do their job effectively without compromising sensitive data or systems integrity.
5. Patch Management:
Regularly updating all systems to the latest versions of software can help protect against security vulnerabilities.
6. Data Backup and Recovery:
Regular backups should be taken for all important data in case of system failure or other disasters.
7. Incident Response Plan:
Organizations should have a plan in place to respond quickly and effectively if an incident occurs, such as a system breach or loss of confidential information.
8. Employee Awareness:
All employees must be made aware of the organization’s cyber security policies and practices, including best practices for online activity and safe password management.