Ukraine Conflict: Cybersecurity Protections

The conflict in Ukraine is increasing the threat of Russian cyberattacks against American businesses. The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released guidance on how US businesses should bolster their cyber defenses.

What should I do?

While there are no specific, credible threats at this time, CISA’s “Shields Up” guidance outlines specific actions businesses of all sizes should take to be prepared if this volatile situation changes. The highlights of those recommendations include:

  • Enable Multifactor Authentication
  • Ensure all software is up to date, especially patching known vulnerabilities
  • Empower IT to quickly investigate unusual network behavior
  • Lower suspicious activity reporting thresholds to leadership and the government
  • Designate a crisis-response team
  • Test backup and business continuity capabilities
  • Empower your IT security leader with decision making authority

Read CISA’s complete recommendations for improving defenses against retaliatory Russian cyberattacks.

LeeShanok is ready to help your organization implement these recommendations if needed.

Join our Cybersecurity Roundtable Discussion

Major events remind us to be vigilant, but true cybersecurity means staying on constant guard. What does that look like, and is it even achievable in today’s environment?

LeeShanok is bringing together IT pros across the industry and across the country to share ideas on how businesses can improve their cybersecurity positions.

We have business IT leaders, cybersecurity experts, vendors, and our very own Eric LeeShanok coming together for an open discussion about what cybersecurity should look like in 2022 and beyond!

Date: Thurs. March 31st

Time: 11am – 12pm

Topic: Cybersecurity – Protecting My Company from Ransomware & Other Attacks

Who should attend?: Any IT professional in your organization.  After the event, there will be a Q&A session and a drawing for three (3) $100 Amazon gift cards for attendees. See the panel line up so far and register below! 

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The LeeShanok Team

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