Frequently Asked Questions
Have questions? Read below to see some common IT management inquiries.
A: The cost of a Managed Security Service Plan is dependent upon the number of workstations and IT-related equipment your organization has.
A: Without monitoring and constantly updating your software, you can never be sure of what your security status is. With 24/7 monitoring and continued remediation, you're able to keep track of your security standing.
A: Organizations need to do their due care and due diligence in order to mitigate possible fines and legal liability from maintaining regulatory requirements, which does not cost much money.
A: Having singular points of contact isn't going to mitigate your security risk. A multi-layered approach gives your organization ways to stay safe in the event one layer should fail.
A: Yes, you still need a layered approach to data security, even in a cloud-based environment.
A: As a HIPAA bound entity, pharmacies cannot afford to lose narcotic and other HIPAA-related patient data. Hefty fines can be afforded to organizations who do not do their due care and due diligence. More information can be found at the following: http://www.skyport-it.com/hipaa-fines
A: Government entities need to safeguard public information by ensuring regulatory data retention. Managed Services can minimize or negate ransomware, and help local governments uphold public reputation in the event of a cybersecurity issue, such as a data breach.
A: It's not a proactive model, so issues are still likely to occur and can cause more damage than if mitigation strategies were taken beforehand. Managed Services maximize your ability to minimize risk and damage before something catastrophic happens.
A: Some layers of protection include the implementation of security policies, internet domain protection, mail scrubbing, web and virus filtering at the firewall, and local machine virus protection.