IF YOUR BUSINESS CONNECTS TO THE INTERNET, YOU NEED A CYBERSECURITY PLAN.

WE WILL GUIDE YOUR WAY.

DOWNTIME, DATA LOSS AND CYBER ATTACKS SINK BUSINESSES

Why protecting data is about risk management

Our services and products are designed to embrace the modern ways of securing your infrastructure

The internet brings us together but also makes every connected computer vulnerable from anywhere in the world. Cybercrime is an everyday reality as criminals scan the internet for easy targets. Every business is now on the front lines.

We will talk to you about ranking your data in order of protection. We also discuss the risks you want to manage the most. Is it business disruption? Data breach? Brand and reputation?

Like a lighthouse, we guide you step-by-step so that you are prepared, confident your data is secure, and have a continuity plan in place. Our beacon gives you back control against cybercrime.

Schedule a Consultation

When it comes to protecting your business, experience matters

Our services and products are designed
to embrace the modern ways of securing
your infrastructure

The internet brings us together but also makes every connected computer or device vulnerable from anywhere in the world. Cybercrime is an everyday reality as criminals scan the internet for easy targets. Every business is now on the front lines.

We work with your to identify your business risks and exposure to potential threats. We also prioritize the risks you need to manage the most. Is it business disruption? Data breach? Brand and reputation? Other?

Like a lighthouse, we guide you step-by-step so that you are prepared, confident your data is secure, and have a continuity plan in place. Our beacon gives you back control against cybercrime.

Schedule a Free Consultation

WHAT WE DO FOR YOU

OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FOCUS ON THREAT PREVENTION TO AVOID BUSINESS DISRUPTION

Discover Your Technology Risks

Learn more

Test Your Security And Vulnerabilities

Learn more

Everyone Needs A Security Plan

Learn more

Assess Your 3rd Party Risk

Learn more

Conquer Human Error

Learn more

Your Trusted Security Partner

Learn more

Avoid Data Loss Or Downtime

Learn more

Get The Most From Your Cyber Insurance

Learn more

MANAGING RISK

Data security starts with a conversation about risk management. Your risk profile is based on your operation, the kinds of information you transact and store, and your security priorities.

From keeping student, employee, or health data private to securing payment data or intellectual property, your priorities are unique. Business disruption may be your highest risk. For others, mobile fraud or loss of value chain confidence can have more impact on time-to-recovery. Are your 3rd party vendors secure? Being sure is part of managing risk.

We guide you through 5 critical steps:

  1. Create your risk profile
  2. Identify existing vulnerabilities
  3. Plan immediate needs and future tasks
  4. Lay a secure foundation
  5. Optimize over time

You receive a cybersecurity risk management plan and actions that are right for your organization.

MANAGING RISK

Cybersecurity is about proactively managing technology related risks to your business. As we embrace more technology, we add support complexity and open new opportunities for the bad guys to gain access to our systems and data.

People often think cybersecurity is just about firewalls and antivirus. What about the phone systems, cell phones, smart watches, printers, tablets, payment terminals, security cameras, alarm systems, monitoring stations, medical sensors etc. These often get overlooked but can pose a huge risk to your business. Some of the biggest data breaches started with a compromised device. And let’s not forget about the human element of risk! We all make mistakes.

“My business isn’t a target. We don’t have anything anyone would want.” False. You always have something a hacker would want and that is your data. Why? Because they always have a highly motivated buyer and that’s YOU! Could you survive without your computers or data for several days or weeks? Recent studies show that it takes a small business at least a week to recover from a ransomware attack. Larger business can take several weeks to a month.

Is that a risk worth taking?

We can help you identify your risks and build a mitigation plan to avoid costly downtime.

We retained Lighthouse Systems to move us away from our dependency on our outdated server into the cloud. Kevin gave us a fair quote and set a timeline to migrate us over. Kevin and his team monitored the transition and made sure that all our critical systems were working. We also had Lighthouse take over the maintenance of our server and online security system until we could fully transition.

Kevin’s team has been very easy to deal with and responds immediately to questions or concerns. We highly recommend Lighthouse to any company needing cyber help or services.

Sean Knoles, ServiceMaster Restore Victoria
Lighthouse Systems has been a trusted advisor to Refresh Financial in quickly determining a cost-effective, secure solution to enable Refresh to quickly move the entire company to work from home with minimal interruption to operations. Refresh Financial has also engaged Lighthouse Systems to conduct detailed penetration testing and provide practical recommendations to ensure security of Refresh Financial data. I would highly recommend Kevin and the Lighthouse team to provide cost-effective practical, real-world solutions to proactively detect potential security issues and how to quickly resolve them. I am impressed with their commitment to client satisfaction and being able to understand their clients’ needs and focus on long-term partnership. Lighthouse has provided invaluable advice which ironically they didn’t bill for! Their focus on a long-term partnership rather than nickel and diming is greatly appreciated and welcomed. I have enjoyed working with Lighthouse Systems and look forward to working with them on future projects.
Robyn Toor , Refresh Financial
Regent Christian Online Academy hired Kevin to set up our internet when we moved our office. We ended up with much more than we bargained for! Lighthouse Systems performed a security assessment on all of our online platforms and they are assisting us with remediation. Kevin and his team are professional, knowledgeable and have been a pleasure to work. Kevin has taken the time to understand who we are at and what our specific needs are and he continues to offer valuable solutions.
Carolyn Langley , Regent Christian Online Academy
With the rapid expansion of 123Dentist we were struggling to consolidate the vendors, profiles, tools and implementation that would form the IT security standards for our clinics. With my previous history and trust in the quality of people at Lighthouse Systems I reached out for some help. They were there to help complete an assessment of vendors and proposed solutions including on-site audits. This came with a very detailed review and comprehensive set of recommendations. With this assessment we identified the preferred vendor solution and made some further changes to their recommended profile that closed the acknowledged remaining weaknesses. The process was efficient and the costs were less than expected.
After completing this assessment I have reached out to them for help with several other projects and each time they have been quick to respond and provide me with detailed assessments and recommendations. I would highly recommend Lighthouse Systems to any company large or small that is looking to improve on their IT security!
Bruce Cumming , 123Dentist

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Every business and organization using the internet needs cybersecurity. If you store or process private or sensitive data, you have a fiduciary duty to protect it.

Current scenarios that create vulnerability:

  • Storing or processing customer, transaction, business, or proprietary intellectual information
  • Vulnerable technology such as Office365 or GSuite
  • Remote workforce
  • Distance learning
  • Digital acceleration and changing customer expectations

Cybercrime has evolved from financial theft to threatening business disruption. The examples we hear about in the news are the tip of the iceberg; the majority of attacks are not reported because the damage to a company’s reputation would irreparably harm the business.

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have become the primary target for cybercrime because they’re viewed as easy targets. 58% of data breach targets are small businesses; many won’t survive business interruption. Fortunately, there are programs for SMBs that will help manage your risk and protect you from the most common attacks at a manageable cost.

Not necessarily. Security coverage will depend on your subscription with your MSP.

Most MSP services include elements of security, but not enough to protect your operation from unwanted access or compromise. Many MSPs do not have a cybersecurity professional on staff. Your cybersecurity program needs to integrate with your business risk management strategy and use security frameworks like NIST, CIS Controls or Defensible Security.

This is a common misunderstanding. Most cloud storage providers have clear disclaimers in their contracts that put the responsibility for securing data on you.

It’s not safe to assume that 3rd party data providers are secure. This is why 3rd party risk assessment is now part of cybersecurity programs.

The cybersecurity landscape is changing rapidly. Performing an independent evaluation and security testing is a great way to ensure your team is keeping up with ongoing changes and that everything is covered.

Relying on a firewall is a thing of the past. Cybersecurity assessment, testing, and planning are specialized skills. Familiarity with standardized frameworks (COBiT, ISO, NIST) and certifications such as CompTIA, GSEC, CISSP, or CCSP are required.

A proactive cyber risk assessment will ensure that you don’t have gaps in your cyber defence.

60% of small businesses do not recover from a cyber attack. On average, it takes companies more than 6 months (197 days according to the Ponemon Institute) to detect a breach; by then, extensive damage has already been done.

A cybersecurity strategy ensures:

  1. Your business is prepared in the event of an attack.
  2. You recover faster with less cost and negative impact.

Many of the efforts to protect your data require little or no financial investment. The right cyber program will help you rationalize every dollar spent on security and ensure you are actively managing your business risk.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Every business and organization using the internet needs cybersecurity. If you store or process private or sensitive data, you have a fiduciary duty to protect it.

Current scenarios that create vulnerability:

  • Storing or processing customer, transaction, business, or proprietary intellectual information
  • Vulnerable technology such as Office365 or GSuite
  • Remote workforce
  • Distance learning
  • Digital acceleration and changing customer expectations

Cybercrime has evolved from financial theft to threatening business disruption. The examples we hear about in the news are the tip of the iceberg; the majority of attacks are not reported because the damage to a company’s reputation would irreparably harm the business.

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have become the primary target for cybercrime because they’re viewed as easy targets. 58% of data breach targets are small businesses; many won’t survive business interruption. Fortunately, there are programs for SMBs that will help manage your risk and protect you from the most common attacks at a manageable cost.

Not necessarily. Security coverage will depend on your subscription with your MSP.

Most MSP services include elements of security, but not enough to protect your operation from unwanted access or compromise. Many MSPs do not have a cybersecurity professional on staff. Your cybersecurity program needs to integrate with your business risk management strategy and use security frameworks like NIST, CIS Controls or Defensible Security.

This is a common misunderstanding. Most cloud storage providers have clear disclaimers in their contracts that put the responsibility for securing data on you.

It’s not safe to assume that 3rd party data providers are secure. This is why 3rd party risk assessment is now part of cybersecurity programs.

The cybersecurity landscape is changing rapidly. Performing an independent evaluation and security testing is a great way to ensure your team is keeping up with ongoing changes and that everything is covered.

Relying on a firewall is a thing of the past. Cybersecurity assessment, testing, and planning are specialized skills. Familiarity with standardized frameworks (COBiT, ISO, NIST) and certifications such as CompTIA, GSEC, CISSP, or CCSP are required.

A proactive cyber risk assessment will ensure that you don’t have gaps in your cyber defence.

60% of small businesses do not recover from a cyber attack. On average, it takes companies more than 6 months (197 days according to the Ponemon Institute) to detect a breach; by then, extensive damage has already been done.

A cybersecurity strategy ensures:

  1. Your business is prepared in the event of an attack.
  2. You recover faster with less cost and negative impact.

Many of the efforts to protect your data require little or no financial investment. The right cyber program will help you rationalize every dollar spent on security and ensure you are actively managing your business risk.

A BREACH CAN BE EXPENSIVE BUT A COFFEE WITH US IS FREE!

We’d love to hear from you.
(Just promise us you won’t send an email from Office 365 with a URL tail containing .xn Unicode.)