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Onelogin Gives Sage Advice For Keeping Your Company Secure

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

In a recent blog post onlines, a cybersecurity expert discusses how cybersecurity is like Game Of Thrones. For instance, they relate the preparation of Jon Snow’s forces for war like the cybersecurity teams preparing their defenses against attack in real life. Cybersecurity teams are tasked with keeping highly confidential information secure and out of the reach of would-be cyber attackers just like Westeros’ northern border safe from invaders such as White Wakers, wildling, and wights.

The article goes on to warn internet users of zombie accounts. The article uses the analogy of how deceased characters on the show come back as a wight and then must be burned to be rid of them permanently. In that sense, once an employee leaves your company, that doesn’t mean their access information is dead. This can produce a security threat for your company because of the remaining digital footprint.

Overall, the security of your company comes down to everyone playing their part and making cybersecurity a big priority for the benefit of everyone says cybersecurity company OneLogin. Unfortunately, may board members of top companies do not feel that cybersecurity is a major risk and tend to flounder on decisions in favor of tightening security and eliminating risks. One of the key elements involved with cybersecurity is making sure that all members of the company are familiar with, and execute password best practices. Some of the useful techniques include using phrases rather than passwords and not writing down any passphrases or passwords where they can easily be accessed.

Some other helpful tips included having employees become knowledgeable regarding the best way to deal with phishing and malware threats. Those are the top issues that companies see on a regular basis. Basically, the company needs to work together to avoid being compromised as well as each individual taking responsibility for their daily activities.