It's National Cybersecurity Awareness month and it happens to share October with Halloween. Ghosts, ghouls, and nefarious entities haunt the season and can wreak havoc on your IT ecosystem. Cyber criminals are worse than Jason, Freddy Krueger, and Michael Myers combined – they will hack your business to bits and destroy your data, identity, and ultimately, your bottom line.
However, protecting your organization from cyber attacks is a year-round venture. To start, you need to develop a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy -- from taking an assume breach position to a prevent breach position to recover-from-a-breach plan. You'll need to assess your risks, enact polices, deploy resources, and establish guidelines for employees to fully implement a secure, robust platform.
Below are five tips for learning how to "play your part and be cyber smart," as you develop your own cyber attack survival guide.