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Become Cyber Smart During Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020

October is cybersecurity awareness month, but cybercrime is not a new concept. It’s hard to find an internet user who hasn’t been targeted by a phishing scam or a virus looking to steal data, take advantage of network weaknesses and ultimately cause damage that can be expensive and time consuming to fix.

For businesses, these threats have cost more than $5 trillion dollars worldwide in the past five years, and for SMBs who do not have the full-scale cybersecurity resources at their disposal, they’re increasingly at risk of become the prime targets of attackers looking to gain access to confidential information.

We’ve put together the below video to illustrate some of the potential risks that come with not securing your IT environment, and why a managed security services provider (MSSP) like Impact can be your cost-effective, consolidated solution to address these ongoing issues.

Do your part to #BeCyberSmart

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, created by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the National Cyber Security Alliance to educate businesses and consumers across the US on important, trending cybersecurity topics. During this month, we’re sharing our best resources, tips and insight into topics including modern threat management, cybersecurity training, modern attacks and more.

This year’s theme is “Do your part! #BeCyberSmart.” For organizations, this means taking time to focus on their IT security environments and plans, and ensure their employees are educated and their businesses equipped to defend against cyberattacks.

Find out more by following the hashtag and look at the growing number of resources our team offers for cybersecurity.

Ready to talk to an MSSP?

The cybersecurity experts at Impact are here to help! Our team of certified specialists developed custom packages of vetted, industry-leading tools and solutions to improve the security of your data, and ultimately help you integrate IT security best practices across your organization.

Find out more on our dedicated page or get in touch with a local representative today.