Cyber Security Foundations: Social Engineering

By Earl Anema on May 21, 2018 12:44:46 PM

Istonish's very own Jason Bovee joins with the State Internet Portal Authority (SIPA) to bring the second webinar in the Cyber Security Foundations series.  With this second installment, Jason will cover one of the most effective types of cyber-attacks, Social Engineering. This discussion is intended to help organizations improve their overall knowledge about physical and virtual Social Engineering methodologies, and how to leverage practical methods to improve their security posture without spending thousands of dollars on tools or services. Topics such as phishing, fake links, physical attacks, telephone attacks, and how to combat all of them, check out the full webinar linked below!

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Cybersecurity Foundations

By Jason Bovee on Mar 14, 2018 10:09:45 AM

There has been a tendency in recent years to mistake a strong cyber-security posture with the use of information technology security tools and services available in the industry. In this webinar with the Colorado Statewide Internet Portal Authority (SIPA), we examine the foundational pillars of IT security, including an overview of the threat landscape, the establishment of useful policies, and the teams responsible for upholding them. From there, we identify the most successful strategies and their complementary services to ensure a balanced, value-centric approach to effective cyber-security. Check out the full webinar recording below!

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5 Cybersecurity Recommendations for Government Entities and State Municipalities

By James Mathis on Sep 28, 2017 9:23:00 AM

A recent article by SecurityWeek confirms reports that the U.S. state and federal government's cybersecurity standing is ranked 16th out of 18 industry sectors. Commenting on the report, Sam Kassoumeh, COO and co-founder at SecurityScorecard, said, "On an almost daily basis, the institutions that underpin the nation's election system, military, finances, emergency response, transportation, and many more, are under constant attack from nation-states, criminal organizations, and hacktivists. Government agencies provide mission-critical services that, until they are compromised, most people take for granted." It is very concerning that these critical public sector organizations are some of the most vulnerable to cybersecurity attack.

Istonish is proud to work with the Colorado Statewide Internet Portal Authority (SIPA) to provide Managed IT Services and Security Assessments to Government Entities and State Municipalities. Based on 21 NIST industry standards (grading for impact and urgency), Istonish has created an assessment that not only yields a “point in time” appraisal of the current security profile of the organization, but also a detailed and prioritized list of remediation recommendations. 

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