Chris Moschella Quoted in Virginia Business Article on Cybersecurity Attacks

By Keiter CPAs

Chris Moschella Quoted in Virginia Business Article on Cybersecurity Attacks

Keiter’s Cybersecurity Specialist, Chris Moschella, was featured in a recent article in Virginia Business on Cyberware zone: Biden, experts warn business attacks are coming.” 

Moschella shared these important insights:

“In addition to email, criminals may use texting or other means of communications to try to breach systems. While automated filters are important and can help, they don’t block everything. That means frequent employee training on how to recognize malicious actors is an essential piece of any cybersecurity plan.”

“Employees need to really change their thinking and need to think of themselves as part of the security apparatus within a business, and not just a consumer of the security apparatus.”

Backups can be an important defense against ransomware, but Moschella points out that many businesses fail to secure them. “The thing people miss is that ransomware does spread to backups,” he says. “It’s good to have a recent backup that is not persistently connected to the network.”

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Keiter CPAs is a certified public accounting firm serving the audittax, accounting and consulting needs of businesses and their owners located in Richmond and across Virginia. We focus on serving emerging growth businesses and companies in the financial servicesconstructionreal estatemanufacturingretail & distribution industries and nonprofits. We also provide business valuations and forensic accounting servicesfamily office services, and inbound international services.

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