Regain Control of the Cloud with Microsoft Cloud App Security

Migrating to the cloud strengthens organizations by powering remote work and increasing collaboration. However, with these advantages come additional challenges as companies work to balance data accessibility with data security. Microsoft Cloud App Security helps businesses harness the value of cloud computing while safeguarding critical digital resources. Visibility, Protection, and Compliance with Microsoft Cloud App Security As a Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Microsoft Cloud App Security sits between cloud services providers and the users of those services. In this role, it acts to enforce the organization’s security policies. For instance, a CASB may enforce a policy that prohibits sharing…

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Clutch Names eMazzanti Technologies a Top Ranked Cybersecurity Firm in New York and New Jersey for 2021

With cybercrime constantly on the rise, business owners should invest in protecting valuable business assets. To help safeguard your business, eMazzanti Technologies offers comprehensive IT security solutions. As a leading cybersecurity firm in New York and New Jersey, our certified cybersecurity experts are well prepared to help you meet today’s cyber-threats. In addition, our professional and experienced team provides expert analysis of your business technology to increase productivity and revenue growth. Founded in 2001, the eMazzanti team is dedicated and passionate about helping clients block a diverse range of cyber-threats and attacks. Thus, we are thrilled to announce a significant…

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Kaseya Ransomware Attack, Lessons to Learn

Over the July 4th weekend, IT solutions provider Kaseya fell victim to a cyber-attack. Cybercriminal gang REvil exploited a vulnerability in Kaseya’s remote monitoring tool, using the update process to push ransomware further downstream. The Kaseya ransomware attack provides yet another cautionary tale for businesses across the spectrum. Kaseya represents the trend of small to medium businesses (SMBs) using managed services providers (MSPs) to manage their IT environments. These critical services allow SMBs to focus on their core business while benefiting from enterprise-level IT services. But the convenience, while essential, does pose some risk. Kaseya Ransomware Attack Highlights Supply Chain…

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Your Identity Theft Playbook

The United States suffers identity theft at more than twice the rate of the world average. According to a recent survey, identity theft has struck an astonishing 33 percent of US citizens. And, while thieves certainly prey on the elderly, the majority of victims are younger. Consequently, identity theft poses a risk not only for the victim, but for their places of business. Consider the risk when high-level employees have their identities stolen. Not only can thieves wipe out their bank accounts, but they can use stolen credentials to gain access to privileged information. Individuals and businesses both need to…

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Default Cloud Security Tools May Not Provide Enough Protection

In the past decade, most businesses have moved at least some of their workloads to the cloud. This allows SMBs to use enterprise-class tools, and it delivers business agility to companies of all sizes. However, these benefits come with increased security risks. Cloud providers offer default cloud security tools, but these free tools can leave companies vulnerable. Opportunity Comes with Risk Moving to the cloud makes good business sense and may, in fact, prove a necessity for companies to remain competitive. It facilitates remote work and collaboration, and scalability means that businesses can easily expand storage and tools to match…

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Move Beyond Compliance Checkbox Cybersecurity to Comprehensive Strategy

In recent years, privacy regulations have shaped cybersecurity strategy for many organizations. Audit checklist in hand, administrators develop policies and training plans, review workflows and implement technologies that promise compliance. After a successful audit, they breathe a sigh of relief. But compliance checkbox cybersecurity does not provide adequate protection. When organizations focus their efforts instead on securing data rather than checking boxes, they begin to see the real benefits. The chance of a breach diminishes. And when security incidents do occur, the companies detect and contain them early, minimizing the damage. Equally as important, this proactive approach supports innovation and…

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Incident Response Plan a Critical Component of Cyber Security

By Almi Dumi, CISO, eMazzanti Technologies A security breach can have devastating effects on your organization. In fact, a recent report from IBM lists the average cost of a data breach in the United States at $8.64 million. However, organizations that define and follow an incident response plan for all security incidents can mitigate exposure and risk. Consequently, organizations should have a plan ready before an incident occurs. An incident response plan that begins with 24/7/365 monitoring will shorten the response time and increase the chances of a successful recovery. This post outlines the six phases of a typical incident…

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Celebrate World Backup Day with Data Backup Best Practices

Break out the party hats and celebrate World Backup Day on March 31. Better yet, use the coming month to implement data backup best practices to protect vital information assets and ensure business continuity. Reliable backups form a critical factor in defending your business from ransomware, natural disasters, and other hazards. Start with the Basics Begin with essential data backup best practices that have saved businesses for years: 3-2-1 rule – Simply put, the 3-2-1 rule means that you store three copies of the data on at least two different backup devices and move one copy offsite. For instance, you…

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Balancing Cybersecurity and Productivity to Optimize Work-From-Home

During an important video chat sales presentation, an account executive attempts to bring up critical information. But the system denies her access to the file. Frustrated, she limps through without the data. In the current environment, the perfect blend of effective cybersecurity and productivity can prove elusive. But with careful planning, businesses can achieve both goals. In today’s data-driven and work-from-home business environment, organizations need strategies that give the good guys ready access to data while keeping the bad guys out. Several factors make finding that balance a challenge. First, to work productively, employees need quick access to quality data….

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Replay eMazzanti’s Cybersecurity Workshop to Protect Against 2021 Cyber-Threats

NYC area IT security consultant makes 2021 Cyber-Threats Workshop with security recommendations available to anyone online—in virtual workshop replay Hoboken, New Jersey – eMazzanti Technologies, a specialist in cybersecurity, is replaying on demand the first of two informative cybersecurity workshops. The virtual replay session addresses the landscape of 2021 cyber-threats featuring experts from WatchGuard and eMazzanti Technologies. 2021 Cyber-Threats The first virtual event entitled, “2021 Cyber Threat Landscape: What is Happening Now and What You Need to Know,” is available any time for replay on demand. In this session, Marc Laliberte, WatchGuard Senior Security Analyst, delivers an interactive workshop discussing…

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