Security at a Creative Agency

Information and cyber security are not something you often hear being preached at a creative agency. Computer and network security have been a white-hot topic lately. Kerigan Marketing is meeting the demands of a more threatening digital landscape. Initially by staffing on-site security personnel, Kerigan Marketing is internally implementing new policies and procedures to ensure hosted solutions are secure against threats, both cyber and otherwise.

How Are We Securing Our Hosted Solutions?

Kerigan Marketing is making on-going changes to internal policies that provide a more secure hosting environment for our clients.  These goals are accomplished through:

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More complex monitoring of traffic reaching our customers servers.

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Analyzing recent trends and in malicious behavior referred to as cyber threat intelligence.

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Configuration and firewall rules are adjusted to effectively mitigate risks.

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Periodic maintenance on servers to ensure all CMS installations and third-party software are up-to-date.

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Ensuring software is developed and deployed following secure coding practices and standards.

Why Implement Stringent Security Practices?

In 2017, the Better Business Bureau released a small business cyber security study which found that 55% of small businesses could not implement cybersecurity due to a lack of resources or lack of expertise. Whether our customers are just getting off the ground or an enterprise level corporation, we want to ensure they have the peace of mind that their interests are being protected.