Boost Your Startup's Bottom Line with Smarter Cybersecurity

Boost Your Startup's Bottom Line with Smarter Cybersecurity

Boost Your Startup's Bottom Line with Smarter Cybersecurity 2048 2048 Andrew Heller
Lares is committed to helping businesses, large and small, navigate the complex world of cybersecurity. Today, we are thrilled to highlight an insightful contribution from our COO, Andrew Hay, who has shared his expertise in a featured Forbes article titled "5 Cost-Effective Cybersecurity Tips To Boost Startup EBITDA." In his Forbes article, Andrew outlines practical strategies for startups to enhance their cybersecurity measures while significantly improving their financial performance. These strategies are designed to be effective and budget-friendly, making them accessible for startups looking to strengthen their security posture without breaking the bank.  

Key Highlights from the Article:

1. Adopt Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA): MFA is a cost-effective way to reduce the risk of unauthorized access and data breaches. Requiring multiple verification factors ensures that only authorized users can access sensitive systems and data.

2. Invest in Employee Training and Awareness Programs: Employees are the first line of defense against cyber threats. Regular training on cybersecurity best practices can minimize human error and prevent breaches, fostering a culture of security within the organization.

3. Maintain Up-to-Date Software and Patch Management: Keeping software and systems up-to-date with the latest patches is crucial for mitigating vulnerabilities. This proactive approach helps prevent costly security incidents and supports smooth business operations.

4. Utilize Open-Source Security Tools: Open-source tools offer reliable and customizable security solutions at little to no cost. These tools can help startups achieve robust security without significant capital expenditure.

5. Leverage Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs): Outsourcing cybersecurity management to MSSPs provides comprehensive protection at a lower cost than maintaining an in-house team. MSSPs offer 24/7 monitoring and rapid incident response, ensuring business resilience.


The Importance of Simulated Attacks

Every business should ask one crucial question: "When's the last time you've simulated an attack on your security?" Regularly testing your defenses through simulated attacks or penetration testing is vital to identifying and addressing vulnerabilities before malicious actors exploit them.  

Read the Full Article

We invite you to read the full article on Forbes to gain deeper insights into these strategies and how they can benefit your startup:  

How Lares Can Help

At Lares, we help businesses implement these cybersecurity strategies. Our expert team can assist you in fortifying your security measures, conducting thorough security assessments, and ensuring your business is protected against cyber threats. 🌐 Visit us at to learn more about our real-world attacks and how we can help safeguard your business.

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