As security and data privacy concerns and the threat of cyberattacks increase globally, businesses are becoming ever more conscious of their IT and telecommunications security.
Not only should your business be mindful of your traditional IT security, when it comes to the management of your data storage, computers, and emails but across your entire technology stack that your business uses including your network, applications, devices and endpoints and your communications services.
Telco Broker in addition with our security partners and vendors can complete cyber security audits on your business to identify the gaps in your systems and then suggest a comprehensive plan and solutions to improve your overall cyber security.
We can assist with:
- Telecommunications network security
- End to end encryption
- Remote access and applications
- User management
- Application and device management
- Data, voice, and video security
As telecommunications play an increasingly critical role in modern business operations, ensuring the security of these systems is essential to prevent cyberattacks and data breaches.
Here are some of the most important things to consider for cyber security in telecommunications:
Strong Passwords and Multi-Factor Authentication
Passwords remain a critical first line of defence against cyberattacks, but they are only effective if they are strong and unique. Using multi-factor authentication can further strengthen security by requiring an additional layer of verification, such as a fingerprint or code sent to a mobile device.
Regular Software Updates and Patching
Cybercriminals often exploit vulnerabilities in outdated software to gain access to systems. Regularly updating software and patching vulnerabilities can help prevent these types of attacks.
Segmenting networks and data can help prevent unauthorised access to organisation’s sensitive information. By limiting access to this data to only those who need it, network segmentation can be an excellent tool to help prevent a breach from spreading to other areas of your network.
Employee Training and Awareness
Human error remains one of the biggest cybersecurity risks for businesses large and small. Providing regular employee training, education and awareness campaigns can help prevent common mistakes, such as clicking on phishing links or downloading malware.
Regular Security Assessments
Undertaking regular security assessments can help identify any vulnerabilities and weaknesses in your telecommunications systems before they can be exploited by cybercriminals or an attack.
Encryption is an essential tool for protecting data in transit and at rest. Ensuring that all your organisation’s sensitive information is encrypted can help prevent unauthorised access, theft, and breaches.
Incident Response Plans
Despite best efforts, breaches can still occur. Having an incident response plan in place can help minimise damage and ensure a quick and effective response to a cyberattack.
If you would like a review on your current cyber security protocols, contact the team at Telco Broker for a complimentary consultation.
Telco Broker has delivered telecommunications and cyber security services to hundreds of businesses all over Australia, across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth, Tasmania, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Western and South Australia.