DATA SECURITY

To Combat Rise in Cyberattacks, NexusTek to Releases New Cybersecurity Services Plans

NexusTek | July 29, 2021

A national provider of complete IT outsourcing solutions and managed IT services to businesses across the U.S., NexusTek, has announced it has released plans for new managed cybersecurity to bring the essential protection businesses need for hybrid and distant employees. The three plans, detection, providing managed protection, and response to cyber threats, provide diverse levels of safety that are tailor-made for all businesses.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the worldwide migration to a remote workforce has augmented cyber risks such as uncatalogued endpoints, delayed or unpatched devices, and unsecure networks. Cybercriminals exploit such unstable times and susceptible employees, and thus, social engineering attacks have increased.

This new managed cybersecurity plan further widens NexusTek's commitment to clients, enhancing their cyber resilience and security posture against escalating cyber threats. Additionally, companies of all sizes can effortlessly select the tactic that best suits their requirements and objectives. The pre-packaged plans comprise the up-to-date security requirements every business needs.


About NexusTek

a national provider of managed IT services and complete IT outsourcing solutions and trusted by thousands of businesses for over two decades, NexusTek,  offers a complete portfolio including cloud, end-user services, cybersecurity, infrastructure, and IT consulting. 24/7/365 domestically-staffed support team of NexusTek designs holistic technology solutions to progress business productivity, operational efficiency, continuity, and cost-effectiveness for companies across Canada, the U.S.,  the United Kingdom, and Mexico.

Spotlight

In 2015, there were nine common web application attack vectors. They represent a cross section of many of the most common categories seen in industry vulnerability lists. The goal of this report is not to validate any one of the vulnerability lists, but instead to look at some of the characteristics of these attacks as they transit a large network.

Spotlight

In 2015, there were nine common web application attack vectors. They represent a cross section of many of the most common categories seen in industry vulnerability lists. The goal of this report is not to validate any one of the vulnerability lists, but instead to look at some of the characteristics of these attacks as they transit a large network.

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