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Understanding Firewalls: The First Line of Defense in Organizational Cybersecurity

Introduction   In the ever-expanding digital universe, the security of an organization’s network is paramount. A critical component of this security infrastructure is the firewall. Originally conceptualized as a barrier to prevent unwanted network traffic, the firewall has evolved into a sophisticated tool that does much more than just guard the gate. In this blog, […]

The Critical Need for Data Backup : Strategies for Safeguarding Your Digital Assets

Introduction In the digital era, data is often considered the lifeblood of businesses and individuals alike. From crucial business documents to personal photos and information, the importance of digital data cannot be overstated. However, with the increasing reliance on digital data comes the ever-present risk of data loss due to hardware malfunctions, cyberattacks, human error, […]

Benefits of 2 Factor Authentication

 Understanding 2FA: The Key to Enhanced Security In our digital age, the security of online accounts has never been more important. Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is a critical tool in this ongoing battle against cyber threats. Let’s delve into what 2FA is and explore its numerous benefits. What is Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)? Two-Factor Authentication, commonly referred […]

Everything you need to know about Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), is a form of cloud computing that allows users to outsource compute, network and storage requests to an external server instead of completing them on their own devices. Not only is this method more reliable, it also increases the functionality of a computer and enables companies to manage demand without having to invest in and maintain expensive

How Can You Protect Your SME from Ransomware?

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How Can You Protect Your SME from Ransomware?

Over the past few years, cyber criminals have significantly ramped up their efforts in targeting small and mid-sized businesses with cyber extortion attacks. Using ransomware malware and compromised confidential data, they attempt to force their victims into paying large ransom payments.

WESTTECH LISTED IN THE EXCEPTIONAL 200 BUSINESSES OF 2020

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This year has been like no other and for Business Cork, our annual awards event The Rémy Martin Cork Business Awards is not taking place this year due to Covid-19. We are replacing it with The Exceptional 200 of 2020. This is all about acknowledging 200 exceptional Cork people and Cork businesses that made a difference to Cork life this year by doing something that helped others and providing a service that went beyond the expectation. Many businesses had to pivot, upscale or change direction completely and this is no mean feat, given the rapid ascension of the virus onto our lives.

Bonafeyed Ransomware Protection

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Our products are architected to automate the protection of all shared data and give the data owner complete control of its security. We use an advanced cryptographic algorithm that encrypts data before it leaves a sender’s computer, a backend application, website or Software-as-a-Service application. No matter where the data is sent, it remains secure and protected from unauthorized access. When deployed in an enterprise, all data is individually protected with 800-bit encryption. In the event of a data breach, cyber-criminals and internal bad-actors only obtain encrypted data and are faced with the last line of data protection, Cy4Secure Data Security.

5 Tips to Reduce Your Cyber Insurance Premiums

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5 Tips to Reduce Your Cyber Insurance Premiums If your small business is handling sensitive data and relies on an assortment of applications and digital tools, then you should be investing in cyber insurance. Some smaller businesses may consider this type of protection to be a luxury. But nothing could be further from the truth. […]