Are You Doing These 2 Critical Things to Boost Your Security Posture?

What’s the best way to make your business more secure in the digital space? Actually, there’s no one single way – strong cybersecurity means combining techniques for optimal protection. 

Here at Reliable, we’re proud to partner with KnowBe4, an industry leader in digital security. They’re helping us provide the very best security services to our customers, keeping them safe in the online space. 

A question we get asked a lot is ‘why KnowBe4?’. It’s a great question. After all, in today’s landscape where cybersecurity is fast becoming a strategic necessity, there are, of course, plenty of specialists around. 

The answer is simple. 

KnowBe4 do something many others don’t. They successfully combine two of the most powerful and effective methods for helping businesses of all sizes build a more robust security strategy. This helps them develop a stronger, more resilient organisation; an organisation that knows what risk looks like, and understands the best ways to tackle it. And at the end of the day, isn’t that what we’re all striving for?

Of course it is. 

So just what are these 2 critical things that are essential for boosting security posture? 

Attack simulations

When you learn to drive here in the UK, there are two tests you need to take: the theory test and the practical test. And there’s a very good reason for that. The fact is that someone might know absolutely everything there is to know about how to drive a car in theory… but when it comes to getting in the driver’s seat and doing it, it’s an entirely different situation, and can be a completely different story. 

The same goes for your employees and their cybersecurity training. 

You can invest a huge amount in employee training – and your staff could answer any question about cyber attacks that anyone could throw at them – but that doesn’t necessarily mean that, when faced with a real-life attack, they’d be able to handle it effectively.

That’s why we work with KnowBe4 to deliver realistic simulations disguised as authentic attacks on your business. It gives a unique glimpse into how employees are able to put their knowledge into action. And if they’re struggling, it’s a chance to hone your training efforts to address weaknesses. 

SOAR

SOAR stands for ‘Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response’, and in our eyes it’s the second pillar supporting a strong security-focused foundation for any business. It’s designed to help businesses improve their security processes to maximise effectiveness without burdening staff. 

It brings together 3 crucial elements of security:

  1. Orchestration: Identification of threat and vulnerability 
  2. Automation: Triggering of necessary tactics to reduce risk
  3. Response: Implementation of the most suitable security measure

And most importantly, SOAR software collects data from across these three elements. Why is this important? Because we’re then able to draw upon a combination of human understanding and machine learning to better understand risk. We can see what’s really going on, and optimise security strategies accordingly. 

Are you ticking all security boxes?

If you’re not combining a range of security strategies, you’re leaving your business vulnerable to attacks. Don’t let that happen. Instead, start taking a comprehensive approach to security. Ensure you’re covering all bases, ticking all boxes, and creating the strongest, most secure environment you possibly can – for your data, for your employees, and for your future. It’s easier than you may think. 

Work with us and you’ll know you’re getting the best possible security solutions, from a true industry leader. Get in touch to find out more about what we do, and how we can help. 

Gregory Olczyk

Gregory Olczyk