Complete suite of Cybersecurity Necessity
Complete suite of Cybersecurity Necessity
Assess IT infrastructure to identify vulnerabilities and control weaknesses of information systems and the infrastructure that hosts these systems. It is conducted with intention to seek ways for minimizing exposure to internal or external malicious entities who want to compromise business systems for financial or political gain. We offer many types of assessments including network, password, browser flaws, mobile device, database and web application scans. Each of these scans is designed to look at depth specific elements of data route and hunt for vulnerable devices. We offer recommendations to clients to make them secured and have the capability to do it our-self.
Help customers in designing anti-malware solutions to guard against intrusive software that have been designed to intentionally compromise systems. We provide technical services around outbreak prevention, gap analysis of existing end point protection architecture and help define quality KRI’s that would generate health scores of critical systems hence improving monitoring and reactionary mechanisms in emergency response services situations.
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a standard dealing with information security for organizations which handle branded credit cards or debit cards. PCI DSS is mandated by Central bank of Bahrain, cards issuers and it is administered by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. The standard was created to increase controls around cardholder data to reduce credit card and debit card fraud. Organizations that store credit card or debit cards information are mandated to perform compliance of the standards by performing validation on a set frequency. Validation can be conducted by an either by an external Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) or by a firm specific Internal Security Assessor (ISA). We at 9T9 IT can assist you in conducting gap analysis if you plan to store customer card data. We assist in remediation and conduct compliance audits. reach out to us for PCI DSS training, drafting policies and strategic development.
Along with our partner CQURE we offer advanced Microsoft Windows capability like server hardening that includes behavioral analysis, performance monitoring to detecting baselines. Also, we posses extensive knowledge in digital forensics with specialization in analyzing network traffic, disks and memory. We provide technical consultancy on high availability solutions like clustering, load balancing and business continuity services planning. Majority of our developers are enterprise level Microsoft Certified Most Valuable Professionals and many of them have the honor of having access to Microsoft code which is a rare occurrence.
The protection of information and corporate resources are an essential element of business strategy. It represents a competitive advantage in today’s economy that is fraught with real threats posed to businesses by incidents such as industrial espionage, cyber-terrorism, crime and illegal trade of electronic data. To improve security infrastructure our specialists will develop the security solutions and implement elements that are most suitable to your business. We will identify and fix weak links in your Information Security programs covering management, technical and operational controls. We will do internal control design assessment and strategic planning of IT with focus on securely deploying digital assets. Focus would on embedding security during the development phase of products which are hosted on these digital assets.
What is Cyber Security?
Cyber Security encompasses practices that are designed to protect all your virtual network. It includes processes, practices and various technologies deployed to protect and safeguarding computers, servers and all the devices that are connected to network and are accessible internally as well as externally.
Why do businesses need to implement good Cybersecurity measures?
Criminal elements target vulnerable devices to extract confidential company data. Once they have access to such devices they can wreak havoc with the systems, destroy sensitive data, hold businesses to ransom and totally halt business processes. Such attacks lead to great financial as well as representational loss.
What are the various types of threats?
Broadly following are the typical threats encountered
Ransomware: A malicious software that is designed to block access to computer systems or files till the company pays ransom money. There is no guarantee that after paying ransom money all data would be recovered or access granted without future blocking.
Malware: This is software that tries to gain unauthorized access to computers. It can also cause irreplaceable damage to the unit.
Phishing: This is the most common form of attack. Phishing is the practice of sending fraudulent emails that try to emulate as coming from authorized and reputable sources. It demands users to click on external links or threaten blockage of important accesses. Its major aim is to get hold of sensitive data like login information or credit card numbers.
Social Engineering: In this type of attack the users are tricked into revealing sensitive data to the caller by posing as an official person/staff. The poser would take the user under confidence and gain access to computers or sensitive information.
What should businesses do to protect itself from such attacks?
Business should put in practice best methods to stop from any breach via system or human errors. Following are the recommended measures that every business should have in place.
1. Cyber Security Training to all staff at a minimum on an annual basis
2. Assess Risk by scanning all systems on periodic basis. This will ensure all potential loopholes are plugged-in.
3. Limit access on need to know or need to be basis.
4. Put is place robust Governance policies and ensure it is adhered by all staff.
What types of scans are available through 9T9 IT?
• PCI DSS Compliance Scans
• Black Box External Scan of the Perimeter
• Internal Infra
• Web Application Scan
• Database Assessment
• Malware Scanning
• Basic Network Scanning
• Mobile device Security scans
• Specific Solutions
What will be common areas that 9T9 IT will test?
• Infrastructure (firewalls, routers, systems, web servers, databases, application servers, etc.)
• Applications (web-based applications, web services, etc.)
Will 9T9 IT only conduct scan or assist my business further?
9T9 IT will scan all your system, assess loopholes and submit a comprehensive report. 9T9 IT can further assist your IT team in ways and methods in plugging all the identified loopholes. Based on business requirement 9T9 IT can conduct such scans on periodic basis.
Is 9T9 IT Cyber Security solution to be procured only once or there would be recurring requirement?
Cyber Security threats are daily evolving. Criminal elements are finding new innovative ways to access information. To ensure complete lock-down 9T9 IT keeps updating its security portfolio. Solutions that are noteworthy today may be obsolete in near future. Hence, business needs to work with solution provider on periodic basis to ensure they are following the best and latest practices.