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Defending Against Modern Cyber Threats with Managed Services

As we navigate through the final quarter of 2023, businesses face new and evolving cyber security threats. With an ever-growing number of devices connected to the internet and the rise of sophisticated cyber-criminals, it's imperative for businesses to stay ahead of the curve.

Managed services can empower organisations in preparing for and mitigating these risks. Let's delve into some of the top cyber security trends of 2023 and understand how managed services can play a vital role in addressing these challenges.

1. Increasingly Sophisticated Malware Attacks

This year we have seen malware attacks growing more sophisticated, targeting not only software vulnerabilities, but also humans. These attacks have evolved to bypass traditional security solutions, making them harder to detect and mitigate.

How Managed Services Help: Managed service providers (MSPs) that provide security services have the tools and expertise to monitor and update an organisation's cyber security infrastructure and defense. By leveraging advanced threat intelligence, MSPs can identify and thwart complex malware attacks before they can do any significant damage.

2. Ransomware Remains Prevalent

Ransomware continues to be a major threat, with cyber-criminals now targeting critical infrastructure, demanding exorbitant ransoms. The stakes are higher, and the impact on businesses can be devastating.

How Managed Services Help: MSPs can provide regular data backups, disaster recovery planning, and ransomware-specific defense strategies. With a managed service provider, businesses can be armed with expertise and strategies in place that minimise downtime and financial losses.

3. The Shift to Cloud and Related Security Concerns

As businesses continue their migration to the cloud, the security concerns surrounding cloud environments have grown. From misconfigured settings to insecure interfaces, the cloud is not without its vulnerabilities.

How Managed Services Help: Managed cloud services help businesses navigate the intricacies of cloud security. MSPs can ensure that configurations are correct, access controls are in place, and regular security audits are conducted. By handling the complexities of cloud security, managed services allow businesses to reap the benefits of the cloud without the associated risks.

4. Increased Targeting of Mobile Devices

Mobile devices have become an integral part of our lives, but they are also a prime target for cyber-criminals. As these devices store vast amounts of personal and corporate data, they're enticing targets.

How Managed Services Help: MSPs can offer mobile device management services to ensure that all devices connected to a business's network are secure. This includes enforcing robust security policies, remote wiping capabilities, and regular software updates.

5. Growth of AI in Cyber Security and its Exploitation

AI has found its place in enhancing cyber security measures. However, malicious actors are also using AI to craft more advanced cyber-attacks.

How Managed Services Help: Managed services can leverage AI-driven threat detection and response tools, staying one step ahead of cyber-criminals. AI can help in analysing patterns and predicting potential threats, allowing for proactive defense strategies.

6. Increasing Importance of Securing the IoT Ecosystem

With the Internet of Things (IoT) expanding, securing these devices becomes paramount. Many IoT devices lack robust security measures, making them vulnerable.

How Managed Services Help: MSPs can offer specialised IoT security solutions, ensuring that all devices are properly configured, patched, and monitored. This holistic approach ensures that the entire IoT ecosystem remains secure.

With the expertise of MSPs supporting them, businesses can be better equipped to tackle these growing threats head-on. By partnering with an MSP, companies can ensure they are prepared for the evolving cyber security landscape, ensuring safety and resilience in this digital age.

Contact Core at hello@core.co.uk for a complimentary consultation about security features you may already have access to in your Microsoft estate, but haven't yet unlocked.