Feb 9, 2022
Protecting assets and data from digital threats is crucial for the integrity and reputation of any business. In today’s episode of Grow Money Business, we have a fascinating conversation with Amir Tarighat. Amir is the founder and CEO at Agency, a firm that provides enterprise-level cybersecurity solutions for growing companies. Throughout the episode, he delves deeper into enlightening aspects of cybersecurity, including why it is vital to have a plan in place for your business.
[03:34] Background – Amir talks about his background, how he entered the field of cybersecurity, and why he decided to build his own company.
[05:16] Cybersecurity – Amir explains the necessity of cybersecurity as more firms migrate from on-premises to cloud-based services.
[07:38] Vulnerabilities – The list of online vulnerabilities is extensive and ever-changing. Amir discusses the vulnerabilities through applications such as Amazon and Google.
[10:12] Dark Web Monitoring – Amir explains how his company helps its clients through dark web monitoring.
[12:54] Malware - Amir describes types of malware, how malware can get into a business’s computer systems, and the consequences once that occurs.
[16:23] Remedies – Amir walks us through the process of recovering from a ransomware attack.
[19:43] Stay Safe – Amir highlights the procedures that must be taken to remain safe online, both as an individual and as a business.
[22:44] VPN – Amir discusses VPNs and their relevance to online safety.
[26:02] Password Managers – Amir emphasizes the need for password managers, as well as two-factor authentication, and shares his preferred password manager software.
[30:36] Mobile Applications – Amir explains why it is critical to be cautious about the apps downloaded onto phones.
[33:12] Updates – Amir discusses the importance of keeping all the devices and software up to date.
[35:36] More on Agency – Amir shares about his company and the numerous ways in which they assist people.
[40:47] Debit Card vs. Credit Card – Grant offers sound advice on the usage of debit and credit cards.
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