Balance cybersecurity versus physical security at your Southlake, Texas business with Corptek

Contact Corptek Solutions today to schedule an assessment of your current environment. Our consultants are experts in their fields and can help you determine where to concentrate your resources concerning cybersecurity versus physical security.  

How do you prioritize cybersecurity versus physical security at your Southlake, Texas business? Both are important but you may wish to evaluate the strategy you use to protect your business. Physical security is still very important to keep your customers, employees, and inventory safe. However, there’s a growing threat from hackers and cybercriminals who want to invade your network systems and steal sensitive customer and company data.

Corptek Solutions takes a comprehensive view of physical and cyber factors that increase your company’s vulnerability.

Physical security is still relevant, however, malware and new technology let’s sophisticated hackers access your company’s critical data remotely. Cybersecurity training should be a top priority to safeguard your sensitive data.

What Should Be the Overarching Strategy Goal?

“Defense in depth is a common principle in cybersecurity that involves layering security controls across a system. For example, network security across multiple layers might include a border firewall, compartmentalization, web application firewall, intrusion detection systems, and internal firewalls. Access controls and antivirus software provide additional layers of security on top of this,” according to the International Journal for Information Security Research.

The same article cautions that physical security must expand to include tampering with IoT devices and other endpoint devices that have access to your network.

What About Remote Devices?

Cybersecurity efforts have certainly attracted a lot of headlines with data breaches appearing in headlines daily. Also, devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) Have provided unprecedented access to remote owners and users — but this freedom and convenience come at a cost.

Remote devices are prone to physical attacks from unauthorized users you can use them to infiltrate your systems. Many of these devices are not as secure as they could be, and if you’re using them to connect to the company network, it could pose as an attractive target for hackers.

“While cybersecurity is not to be downplayed, physical security should not be overlooked and is equally concerning. Physical attacks could jeopardize critical units like Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Intelligent Electronic Devices (IEDs), and Smart Cities and Transportation management solutions. This could lead to widespread, costly and hazardous damage to city services, water systems and even more,” according to DIGI, an online retailer of Internet of Things devices and services.

Awareness is key when balancing attention and resources between physical and cybersecurity security.

Contact Corptek Solutions today to schedule an assessment of your current environment. Our consultants are experts in their fields and can help you determine where to concentrate your resources concerning cybersecurity versus physical security.

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Jason and his team are awesome! They are extremely knowledgeable about what they do. They care a lot about their clients, and are available anytime there is an emergency situation. The turnaround response time is impeccable. Our firm is so blessed to have found Corptek Solutions when we did. With Corptek, we now have peace of mind when it comes to problems that arise that are beyond our expertise. They are passionate about what they do, and it shows in their work. I would recommend Corptek to anyone.
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Deborah Crawford
20:29 10 Dec 19
We've been doing business with this company for over 6 years. Their response time is great, they make themselves readily available for any questions or concerns, and their customer service is excellent. Corptek staffs friendly, patient, and relatable professionals that communicate well and empower their clients to continue business confident that their IT needs are covered.
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Klarisa Perry
19:55 09 Oct 19
Corptek Solutions has been taking care of all of our computer and network needs for over 10 years! Great service! Always prompt and takes care of any issues very quickly.
Dee Murphy
Dee Murphy
21:22 27 Sep 19
I am so grateful for the team at Corptek. They are always a text connect away when I need them. If you need a IT team for your small business these guys are the best.
Tonya Davis
Tonya Davis
19:50 27 Sep 19
We have been a Corptek customer for several years. Jason and his team always make us feel like their top priority.
Walter Leon
Walter Leon
17:11 26 Sep 19
Neil is very knowledgeable and trustworthy. I highly recommend Corptek.
Mike Allbee
Mike Allbee
03:04 26 Sep 19
We have used Jason and Neil for many years now and continue to be pleased with their service. As our business has changed over the years, they have been there every step of the way.
Kristi Webb
Kristi Webb
17:29 18 Sep 19
We recently started working with Neil and Jason after having a terrible experience with a prior IT company. They have been a true blessing! They are so easy to work with and their knowledge is outstanding! They jumped right in and got the business back up and secure again. They will be installing a new server for us and I am very excited to be able to sit back and not worry about whether it's going to be done correctly or not. They also pointed out several security issues that the prior company never mentioned. I look forward to our continued business with them! Thanks again guys!
Jamie Beasley
Jamie Beasley
15:52 07 Aug 19
Corptek Solutions has been a great partner to our company.
Korin Roehm
Korin Roehm
14:10 27 Jun 19
We recently overhauled our cobbled together collection of PC's & added a server to our system. Our experience with Corptek Solutions has been fantastic! Neil & Jason are the best. They have consistently gone above & beyond our expectations in response & communication. In addition they have offered up powerful recommendations which have amplified our productivity considerably. I would highly recommend them to anyone with a need for a superior customer experience regarding IT.
Roger D. Carroll
Roger D. Carroll
20:08 12 Jun 19