About Us

IT Services

Electronic Security

Knowledge Center

News & Events



Contact Us

  • Register

Prosper Solutions Blog

How to Turn a Security Risk into a Security Solution

How to Turn a Security Risk into a Security Solution

Let’s face it; the office isn’t the most engaging place at all times. Repetitive tasks can make attention to detail difficult to maintain. While this might throw a wrench into operational plans, it’s not the end of the world. A major threat like ransomware, on the other hand, could be a business-ender. When a lack of engagement meets security issues, you create a whole other monster that could strike your business when you least expect it.

What Threats?
We’re talking about how your employees may disregard network security because they don’t see it as part of their job descriptions or duties. They have enough to worry about without thinking about how a nasty virus or ransomware could harm your organization’s digital assets. More often than not, there is nothing malicious in your employees’ actions, and they just don’t see that they have a role to play in cybersecurity.

This is very much not a good thing, especially considering that over 90 percent of cyberattacks leverage spear phishing to take advantage of the targeted user.

How to Prepare Your Employees
If your employees don’t know how important it is for them to remain on the ball, you need to educate them. By expressing just how crucial it is for everyone to keep the network secure, you can help motivate them to keep this security in mind.

Our best advice is to keep it simple. Businesses that are targeted by a cyberattack are prone to shutting down relatively soon after being breached. Therefore, if your business is left vulnerable, each of your employees is at risk of losing their job. Understanding this fact will give your employees the motivation to diligently defend against threats of all kinds.

How Your Employees Can Help
While your employees can be a source of major risk, they can also be one of your greatest security assets if they know what to look for and how to conduct themselves. What follows are a few simple basics that can help preserve your organization's security.

Threat Awareness and Proactive Measures - The key to protecting your business is to act before an issue arises and ensuring that your employees can spot a potential threat while you still have the opportunity to mitigate it.

Web and Email Practices - Implementing certain solutions that help to protect a user’s browsing and their inbox is a must in today’s day and age, as is educating your employees how to augment those solutions with their own behaviors.

Password Policies - How stringent are your password requirements? In order to access your business’ information, your employees should need to authenticate that it is indeed them who is accessing their account, with a password that fits the best practices that are recommended for these credentials.

Prosper Solutions can assist you in implementing these policies and other crucial protections to help make sure that your business is as well-protected as possible -- and by proxy, your reputation. Reach out to us at (617) 369-9977 to get started.

A Look at Facebook’s Ongoing Data Troubles
Tip of the Week: New Windows 10 Features


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Monday, March 25, 2019

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Computer Best Practice Operating System Current Events Vulnerabilities Permissions Digital Signature Data Analysis Virtual Reality Microsoft Desktop Privacy Telephone System CIO Scalability Apps Windows Server 2008 Emergency Human Resources Internet of Things Legislation Virus PDF Data Protection Skype Motion Sickness Troubleshooting Router Electricity Best Practices communications Asset Tracking Connected Devices Marketing CrashOverride Music PowerPoint Websites Passwords Piracy Memory User Tips Voice over Internet Protocol Google Health IT Downloads End of Support uptime HTML Excel Evernote Entrepreneur Productuvuty Specifications GDPR Disaster Recovery Access Software License Apple IT Management Travel Document Management Hiring/Firing Telephone Systems Distribution Computing Capital Content Multi-Factor Security Printers Tip of the week Compliance Nanotechnology Chamber Politics Tablets Chromebook Error Business Cards VPN Entertainment Hacker Paperless Office Consultation Lithium-ion battery Mobile Device Reading Efficiency Computer Accessories IT Support Touchscreen Flash Upload Managed IT Competition Encryption Data Management Regulations Environment Networking Firewall DDoS Inbound Marketing Tech Support Business IT Plan Social Network Avoiding Downtime Machine Learning LiFi IT Support CCTV Proactive IT Trending Thank You Trends Reliable Computing Congratulations History SSID Flexibility Vendor Management Tech Term Healthcare Data Breach VoIP Pain Points Bring Your Own Device Windows Unified Communications Programming Computer Repair Notifications UTM Multi-factor Authentication Fileless Malware Regulation Bata Backup App Cybercrime Banking Tech Terms Securty YouTube Office Bandwidth Risk Management Analytics Citrix Xenapp Customer Service Cryptocurrency Download Data Loss Startup Browsers Alert Mobile Computing Wi-Fi Text Messaging Digital Payment Equifax Virtual Desktop Conferencing Data Backup Business Intelligence Settings outsource cloud storage File Sharing Data Data Warehousing Users SaaS Streaming Media Processors Business Owner Windows10 Company Culture User switches Remote Monitoring Running Cable Solutions HIPAA Education Managing Stress Antivirus Mobile Device Management Analytic Saving Money Technology Smartphones Network Management Tactics Mobile Security Devices Fleet Tracking Going Green Freedom of Information clout services Solid State Drive Microsoft Excel Vendor Mangement Bluetooth Keyboard cloud computing Patch Management A.I. Bitcoin Productivity Cost Management Help Desk eWaste Patching Password Upgrades IT consulting Cybersecurity IBM Tech Search Business Continuity Google Maps Logistics Cleaning Samsung Saving Time Business Growth Data storage Device security Addiction Screen Reader Management Spam Start Menu Processor Monitoring Heating/Cooling Username Fiber-Optic outsource cloud computing Remote Computing Office 365 SharePoint Proxy Server Customer Relationship Management Electronic Medical Records Maintenance Cortana Web Server Printing Communication Retail Augmented Reality Applications Monitors Small Business G Suite Workplace Tips Vulnerability Gamification Project Management hardware Browser IT Services Rapid City Modem Spyware Scam Navigation WiFi Social Networking Fake News Administrator Cost Internet Redundancy Statistics Facebook Gaming Console Work/Life Balance Security Windows 8 Word User Tip Productivity Co-Managed IT Micrsooft Value cyber security Microsoft Office Windows XP Information Emails Windows 10 Visible Light Communication Social Engineering Holiday Laptop Assessment cloud Software Workers Microchip Medical IT Legal Fraud How To Sports Hard Drive Disposal Service Level Agreement Application Data Recovery Cooperation VoIP Website Ransomware Hacking MSP Product Reviews Customer Resource management Malware Supercomputer Google Play Writing Big data Tip of the Week Identity Theft Office Tips Windows 10 Training Integration Automation iPhone Gmail Read Business Mangement IT service Data Security Microsoft 365 Information Technology Worker Bookmark In Internet of Things Displays Business Management Outsourced IT Gadgets Messenger Social Miscellaneous Staffing Rental Service Hackers Language Blockchain Business Technology Hard Drive Printer Directions Cache Managed IT Services Mouse Physical Security Sync Computer Malfunction Public Cloud Security Cameras Black Market Network Congestion Google Docs Employer-Employee Relationship Budget Backup and Disaster Recovery Chrome Domains Tablet Health Audit Mobile Payment Social Media Public Speaking Recovery WannaCry Managed Service Hard Drives Update Outlook Business Metrics IP Address BDR USB Telephone Telephony Shortcut Quick Tips Automobile Managed IT Service Wireless Headphones Uninterrupted Power Supply Server Unified Threat Management Android Comparison Hosted Solutions Computing Infrastructure Best Available Smartphone Mobile Technology Electronic Payment Wireless Technology Society Relocation Advertising Collaboration Mobility Upgrade Corporate Profile Wireless Storage Migration Virtualization Business Computing Network Hack Presentation Network Security Term Drones Artificial Intelligence BYOD Database Mobile Devices Enterprise Resource Planning the Internet of Things Books email scam Computer Care Net Neutrality Hacks Managed Service Provider Digital Government Downtime User Error Taxes Innovation Phone System Finance Licensing Vendor Windows 7 Law Enforcement IT News Botnet Processing Unified Threat Management Google Drive Two-factor Authentication Save Time Virtual Assistant Hosted Solution Distributed Denial of Service Robot Deep Learning Safety Intranet Meetings Administration Private Cloud Content Filtering Tracking Accountants Money cloud storage Disaster Access Control IT Consultant Experience Google Calendar Software as a Service Employer Employee Relationship 3D Printing Backup Webcam Google Wallet Television Email Time Management Technology Tips Knowledge Twitter Save Money Phishing Dark Web Smart Tech Managed IT services Documents Professional Services Cabling Computers Teamwork

Latest News & Events

Prosper Solutions is proud to announce the launch of our new website at http://www.prospersolutions.com. The goal of the new website is to make it easier for our existing clients to submit and manage support requests, and provide more information about our ser...

Contact Us

Learn more about what Prosper Solutions can do for your business.

Call Us Today
Call us today
(617) 369-9977

150 Eastern Ave, Second Floor
Chelsea, Massachusetts 02150