Cyber threats can impact a business at multiple layers. Defense in Depth or Layered Defense manages security both from within and outside the organization.

At the very least, businesses must

  1. Secure their devices and network
  2. Encrypt important information
  3. Ensure use of multi-factor authentication (MFA)
  4. Manage passphrases
  5. Monitor use of computer equipment and systems
  6. Put policies in place to guide their staff
  7. Train the staff to be safe online
  8. Lastly, seek help from the professionals.