With the conflict in Russia and Ukraine, eSudo wants to share some important information on how it could impact your businesses and life in the U.S.
The FBI asked U.S. businesses and local governments to be mindful of the potential for ransomware attacks as the crisis between the Kremlin and Ukraine deepens.
Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, there is a 600% increase in cyberattacks for organizations of all sizes according to ThreatLocker, Danny Jenkins and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
The longer sanctions on Russia are in place, the greater the threat becomes.
What You Can Do Now?
- Inform employees to be EXTRA CAREFUL of any email and website related to the war
- Don’t open websites or read news about the conflict on your work computers on this topic; use a smartphone that is not connected to the company WiFi to open the website.
- Block traffic from Russia, China, and Ukraine on your firewall, website, and email systems (Microsoft 365, Google Workspace)
- Check and confirm your backups are working
- Setup Web Gateway Security and enable Multi-factor Authentication or Two-Steps verification (2FA) for all applications, websites, and emails that support 2FA (Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, Facebook).
- Perform a cyber security risk assessment to establish a baseline and close existing vulnerabilities. What significant changes have you done since your last cyber security risk assessment?
CISA also laid out a comprehensive plan to help companies mitigate these risks.
Few companies have the resources necessary to take the recommended steps
on their own.
We can help you quickly and affordably source the protection your company needs. Schedule a complimentary security call or take our free risk assessment, click here Is Your Business at Risk of a Cyberattack or Ransomware? – eSudo