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The IT Security Onion

Your IT Security is just like an onion! Yes really!

In today’s digital age, IT security is a crucial consideration for any business. Cyber threats are becoming increasingly sophisticated, and businesses must take proactive measures to protect their data and systems from potential attacks. One approach to IT security is the “security onion,” a layered approach that uses different levels of security to create a more robust system.

The “security onion” is composed of several layers. Each layer provides a unique type of protection, and they all work together to create a multi-layered defense system.

The security onion concept emphasises that all layers are interconnected and work together to create a more robust defense system. A strong security posture requires attention to all layers, and businesses must continually monitor and update their security measures to stay protected against new and evolving threats.

By adopting a layered approach to security that considers physical security, network security, host security, application security, and data security, businesses can create a multi-layered defense system that is better equipped to withstand cyber threats. Regularly updating and monitoring security measures is essential to ensuring that businesses stay one step ahead of attackers.

Have a look at the video below and you will see what we mean.


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