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Us Dept of Commerce Standards and Best Practices for Cybersecurity

US DEPT OF COMMERCE STANDARDS AND BEST PRACTICES FOR CYBERSECURITY

Us Dept of Commerce Standards and Best Practices for Cybersecurity

The US Department of Commerce recently identified Best Practices for Cybersecurity. Linked MSP follows this 5 Part process.

  1. Identify
    • Identify and control who has access to your biz information
    • Conduct background checks
    • Require individual user accounts for each employees
    • Create policies and procedures for information security
  2. Protect
    • Limit employee access to data and information
    • Install surge protectors and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)
    • Patch your operating systems and applications
    • Install and activate software and hardware firewalls on all your biz networks
    • Secure your wireless access point and networks
    • Set up web and email filters
    • Use encryption for sensitives business information
    • Dispose of old computers and media safely
    • Train your employees
  3. Detect
    • Install and update anti-virus, -spyware, and other -malware programs
    • Maintain and monitor logs
  4. Respond
    • Develop a plan for disasters and information security incidents
  5. Recover
    • Make full backups of important business data/information
    • Make incremental backups of important business data/information
    • Consider cyber insurance
    • Make improvements to processes/procedures/technologies