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In today’s digital age, cyber threats are a major concern for businesses of all sizes. With the increasing reliance on technology to conduct business, the risk of cyber-attacks has never been higher. From phishing attacks to malware and insider threats, businesses face a wide range of potential cyber security threats that could compromise sensitive data and cause significant financial and reputational damage.

Over the past years, GO has made huge investments in its network which has allowed businesses to smoothly shift operations online when the need arose.  However, in its ambition, in line with its purpose to drive a digital Malta where no one is left behind, it has now invested in Cybersift, a cyber security company, allowing it to go beyond offering a simple connection and help those businesses secure themselves against cyber-attacks.

With a number of years’ experience, Cybersift is well positioned to help businesses implement robust security measures, and one of the most effective tools available is its Cybersift SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) solution. This can help businesses detect and prevent cyber-attacks by providing real-time monitoring and analysis of network activity.

Here are the five biggest cyber security threats to your business and how the Cybersift SIEM solutions can help mitigate them:

Phishing attacks: Phishing attacks are a common tactic used by cyber criminals to steal sensitive information such as login credentials and financial data. SIEM solutions can help detect phishing attacks by monitoring network traffic for suspicious activity, such as emails with suspicious attachments or links.

Malware: Malware is malicious software that can infect a computer or network and cause significant damage, such as stealing data or disrupting operations. SIEM solutions can help detect malware by monitoring network activity for unusual behavior or patterns that may indicate an infection.

Insider threats: Insider threats are a major concern for businesses, as employees with access to sensitive data can intentionally or unintentionally cause harm to the organization. SIEM solutions can help detect insider threats by monitoring employee activity and alerting administrators to suspicious behavior.

Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs): APTs are sophisticated cyber attacks that can remain undetected for long periods of time, allowing hackers to gain access to sensitive data and systems. SIEM solutions can help detect APTs by monitoring network activity for unusual patterns or behavior that may indicate an attack.

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks: DDoS attacks are a type of cyber attack that overload a network with traffic, causing it to crash or become unavailable. SIEM solutions can help detect DDoS attacks by monitoring network traffic for unusual spikes in traffic and alerting administrators to potential attacks.

Due to their complexity and possible impact, cyber security threats are a significant concern for businesses, but SIEM solutions can help detect and prevent these threats by providing real-time monitoring and analysis of network activity. By implementing Cybersift’s SIEM solutions, businesses can better protect their sensitive data and prevent cyber-attacks that could cause significant financial and reputational damage.

As Nikhil Patil, GO plc’s CEO, noted at the signing of the investment, “The synergies between Cybersift’s innovative approach to addressing emerging cyber threats and GO’s approach to security, were immediately obvious to us. This alignment made Cybersift a very attractive investment to GO as it allows us to offer world-class products to our business clients, allowing them to continue achieving their digital growth in an even more secure environment.”

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