A consultant is a professional who gives advice or provides useful services in an area of specialization. Cybersecurity consultants are simply professionals that specialize in helping to protect your business from cyberattacks and helping you to mitigate the damage if you do suffer a cyberattack.
Healthcare companies are one of the biggest industry targets for hackers. In 2020 healthcare businesses suffered a 71% increase in security breaches/incidents according to Verizon DBIR (Data Breach Investigations Report). This trend has been going on for a while and all indications suggest that it will continue into the future.
Many people struggle to stay focused as part of a remote workforce. When you are physically in the office you have nothing to do but work and your only distraction is typically the internet and your co-workers. When you’re working from home you can have several things that are distracting you, this can be your kids, the TV, Netflix, food, or simply the temptation of leaving your laptop and going to do something else. In addition to a lack of focus, many employees found that their mental health was negatively affected due to working home because of the pandemic. According to a study that was posted on Forbes 45% of people that worked from home said they felt that they were less mentally healthy while working from home.
As an information security professional with over 5 years of experience I have worked with several different security tools, which has given me a good understanding of what companies look for in their products and services. Additionally, I’ve worked with hundreds of different employees and clients from analyst level up to C-suite executives. So I know how to communicate effectively to different audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge.