In business, relationships are built upon trust. Over the past 20 years, Partner Systems has worked to develop trusted relationships with our clients. It is one of our core values and is central to our approach in supporting our customers. It is important to remember, though, that trust is earned. When my teenage children miss curfew, that trust is broken and must be repaired. On a global scale, Ronald Reagan used the phrase “Trust but verify” in reference to discussions on nuclear disarmament with the Soviet Union. However, today when it comes to how your business manages cybersecurity, your approach should be “Trust No One.”
Today, hackers are employing a wide range of deceptive tactics to fool your employees into doing things they shouldn’t, potentially opening a door into your network and your data. While we can train and inform users as much as possible, a simple click can lead to disaster. Leveraging technology to enforce “zero trust” policies keeps these mistakes from ever happening. Multi-factor authentication, ring-fencing, and application whitelisting are features that can sound a bit intimidating, which is why we’ve simplified this process for our clients. Click here to schedule a quick 15-minute call to discuss how we can put this into practice for your business.