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Addressing Today’s Cyber Challenges: The Ultimate Solution

560,000 new pieces of malware are detected every day. It is estimated that there is 1 cyberattack every 39 seconds. To put it simply, cyber threats are increasing in complexity and frequency. However, leading cloud service providers like Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are offering robust cybersecurity solutions. In this post, we’ll cover common cybersecurity threats, risk assessments, compliance and recovery strategies featuring Azure and AWS solutions.  

Common Cybersecurity Threats 

The most common cybersecurity threats range from malware and phishing attacks to ransomware and insider threats. Cybercriminals are also employing advanced techniques such as social engineering and zero-day exploits to exploit network, system or application vulnerabilities. This constant change of tactic makes it difficult to defend against these threats effectively.

Improving Cybersecurity Posture 

You can take proactive measures to improve your cybersecurity posture with the right tools. For example, Microsoft Azure offers Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel, and Azure Active Directory. Similarly, AWS provides AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), AWS Key Management Service (KMS), and Amazon GuardDuty. These tools protect against cyber threats, detect suspicious activities, and respond to security incidents promptly. Additionally, businesses can adopt a multi-layered approach that encompasses technical controls, employee training, and proactive threat detection. 

Cybersecurity Risk Assessment 

A cybersecurity risk assessment is a systematic process of identifying, evaluating, and mitigating potential security risks to an organization’s assets (data, systems and infrastructure). Businesses can gain insights into their cybersecurity posture, prioritize security investments, and mitigate identified risks through regular risk assessments. Microsoft Azure offers tools like Azure Risk-Based Security, whiles AWS also provides resources and best practices to help businesses assess and manage security risks. 

Regulations and Compliance Requirements 

Businesses are subject to various regulations and compliance requirements governing data security, privacy, and confidentiality. Regulations such as GDPR, HIPAA, and PCI DSS impose strict requirements on the protection of sensitive data and mandate organizations to implement appropriate security measures. Microsoft Azure and AWS not only comply with a wide range of industry standards but offer compliance certifications and assurance programs to help businesses meet their regulatory obligations.

Recovering from a Cyber Attack 

Despite best efforts to prevent cyber-attacks, businesses must be prepared to respond swiftly in the event of a security incident. A robust incident response plan, detailing detection, containment, eradication, and recovery steps, is essential for minimizing the impact of a cyber-attack and restoring normal operations quickly. Azure Site Recovery and AWS Disaster Recovery have incident response capabilities and disaster recovery solutions to help businesses recover from cyber-attacks and ensure business continuity.  

How can Molaprise help?

As a trusted partner of Microsoft and AWS, Molaprise offers comprehensive cybersecurity solutions tailored to your business needs. Our expertise includes:

  • security assessment and compliance
  • backup and disaster recovery
  • extended detection and response
  • security information and events management
  • vulnerability management

Contact us today to discover how Molaprise can secure your digital future.

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