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Introducing a Revolutionary Solution for Better Cyber Security

Posted by Mark Nash on Mar 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Cyber security is a vital component of any company, no matter the size or what products/services they provide. Cyber security is important for every business and individual. While antivirus and firewalls are a good start, they cannot protect a business from all the digital threats it will face. As the already massive and turbulent nature of the digital space continues to expand, cyber security needs to keep up with it. In order to provide a greater presence Lighthouse IT Solutions is happy to announce that it has partnered with Defendify to make Cyber Security easy to understand and implement.

Defendify is an all-in-one cyber security platform that has been specifically designed for small businesses. It focuses on creating a strong foundation to foster a culture of security within a company and uses its own technologies to expand a company’s existing cyber security setup.

To ensure that businesses have supporting infrastructure, Defendify:

  • helps create policies and rules to regulate the use of technology and data with cyber security in mind
  • helps create response plans that can be quickly deployed to protect the business as much as possible in the event of a cyber-attack
  • provides regular cyber security health checkups informing businesses of the vulnerability of their cyber security measures and where they can improve
  • employs the use of ethical hackers to simulate cyber-attacks and identify any weaknesses so that they can be strengthened
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Topics: Navigate Training, Internet Safety, Ransomware, Cybersecurity, Multi-factor Authentication, Malware

What is a Rootkit?

Posted by Mark Nash on Jun 15, 2018 9:14:00 AM

A Rootkit is a piece of malicious software that hides itself on your computer and gives an unauthorized person control of the machine and access to the information on it. It goes without saying that this is not a good thing, as it means that someone could get a hold of your personal information, cause performance issues, and break your computer.

HOW DOES THIS HAPPEN?

Rootkits can spread through several means but they all require some form of user interaction, usually clicking a malicious link. Once the link is clicked, they can begin to download themselves onto your system and go into hiding while having control. Their ability to cover their tracks and control what your systems do makes them difficult to detect and remove.

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Topics: Harmony, IT services, Internet Safety, Malware

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