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How to Improve on Cybersecurity in an Organization
Organizations which are big targets for hacking are usually the small business and self-employed people which may lead to severe financial implications since the major targets are usually the details of banks and any other form of payment as per Hubstor. Enhancing cybersecurity in an organization can make them to have large budgets as well as other security officers mostly professions in IT to prevent hacking. Many times, hacking occur as a result having poor password and being unaware of what the criminal hackers need to get sensitive information of an organization something Hubstor will tell you. It can also happen as a result of a simple mistake of maybe a phishing email or a leaked password and this eventually leads to hacking. Hacking is mostly done on targets that are soft to manipulate.
According to Hubstor hacking of an organizations system can be prevented where the owner together with the employees are well informed with the right knowledge. Strong and unique passwords which are hard to guess for an organization are a good start to avoid hacking. Employees should also be knowledgeable to know of any phishing emails that might introduce malware into organization software or ask passwords could possibly prevent hacking. Information given away by employees in an organization could give a loophole to the hackers mostly if it is online leading to hacking. Web page communication should always be unencrypted to enhance security and avoid hacking. A web page URL should always have a ‘http’ mostly when dealing with sensitive information. All software in an organization should be up-to-date to avoid any vulnerability to hacking. Hubstor also advises that downloads and installation into an organization’s computers can lead to exposure of sensitive data hence should be restricted.
An organization can also prevent hacking by ensuring that it manages its computer networks such as setting up information security departments to cover any possible loopholes. Testing of the systems of an organization can be done by hiring white-cap hackers to attack and penetrate into it with the consent of the organization. Weak points in the systems of an organization are able to be checked providing possible measures to prevent any hacking in the future through the use of white-cap hackers. Hacking can also be prevented by installation of web application firewall for both software and hardware is important as it is set between the server of the website and data connection reading every bit of the data passing through it.
Avoidance of hacking in an organization can too be done through cloud storage for all their sensitive data which usually provide a cloud archive, storage and back up of information. Hubstor also asserts that cloud storage provide data encryption hence making safe data storage since the cloud service already hold the key to the encryption.
The methods of preventing hacking will help keep the data of an organization safe although nothing is 100% safe.