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Speed Matters when Protecting Companies from Cyber Attacks
January 04, 2023
Technology is constantly evolving and companies must adapt to stay competitive. Unfortunately, with each change comes the risk of introducing vulnerabilities and new attack surfaces. Cybercriminals are always on the lookout for these vulnerabilities, and they're not wasting any time exploiting them with increased use of vulnerabilities becoming a trend in 2022. That's why speed matters when it comes to protecting companies from cybercriminals.
Why Cost Optimization Matters in IT
December 28, 2022
Cost optimization is the process of identifying and implementing strategies to reduce costs while maintaining or improving the quality of services. It's a continuous process that helps IT executives ensure that their organization's technology investments are aligned with the organization's goals and objectives.
Secure Backups Can Save Your Company
December 14, 2022
It’s 2023 and cybercrime is a growing concern for organizations of all sizes. A single cyber-attack can cause significant financial loss, damage to reputation, and a loss of sensitive information. One of the most effective ways to protect against such attacks is to have secure backups in place.
The Importance of Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) for Cyber Security Insurance
December 09, 2022
EDR is a vital tool for businesses looking to secure their networks and data. It provides a proactive approach to cyber security, detecting and responding to potential threats. Additionally, it is a requirement for many cyber security insurance policies, providing insurance providers with the necessary information to assess the risk of a cyber attack and determine the appropriate level of coverage.
Why Privileged Access Management Is Key to Your Businesses Security
December 07, 2022
Privileged access management is a security strategy that controls and monitors access to sensitive information and systems within an organization. The goal of PAM is to ensure that only authorized individuals have access to sensitive data and systems and that their access is limited to the minimum necessary for their job function.
How ITIL-based Change Management Helps Organizations Stay Secure
December 01, 2022
ITIL, or Information Technology Infrastructure Library, is a framework for IT service management that provides a structured approach to managing IT services. One of the core components of ITIL is Change Management, which is a process for managing and controlling changes to IT services.
Firewall Management is a Must-Have for Retail
November 04, 2022
When you think of retail businesses, you probably think of customer service, sales, and stocking the shelves. But did you know that cyber security is just as important? With the rise of e-commerce and the increased use of technology in the retail industry, it's more crucial than ever to protect your business from cyber threats. And one of the most important ways to do that is through firewall management.
Ballast Services Named to MSSP Alert’s Top 250 MSSPs List
September 22, 2022
“Ballast Services is honored to be recognized by MSSP Alert as one of the TOP 250 MSSPs for 2022”, said Keith Archibald, CEO of Ballast Services. “Our team is humbled to be included with such an elite group of cyber security companies. Our success is the result of the Ballast team’s continued focus on solving the complexity of cyber security.”
Ballast Hosts Tampa Bay Technology Companies CEO meeting
September 12, 2022
Tampa Bay Tech CEOs’ August 2022 meeting, co-hosted by Dan Collins of 360 Advanced and Keith Archibald of Ballast Services, focused on the current market economy and how tech CEOs are responding. Collins said the TBT CEO happy hour meeting was productive, as leaders exchanged ideas on business sustainability and growth strategies amid the current economic climate.
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