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Jamie Manteiga US’s top Expert and Researcher in Information Security.

  • Information security researcher holds public recognition from giants like Spotify, Tesla, Shopify and United Airlines.*

If on one end the world has come closer with the use of more digital platforms and systems, on the other end, it has also opened ways for many hacking activities or phishing attempts to take place. Who better than ace Cuban-American technology entrepreneur and information security researcher, Jaime Manteiga to explain the importance of upgrading the IT security in companies and organizations to help save themselves from any kind of data breaches or malware attacks.
Technology is a great boon to the world; there is no doubt about it; however, with good things at hand, that offer many pros, the cons come along with them is also a fact. If on one end the world has come closer with the use of more digital platforms and systems, on the other end, it has also opened ways for many hacking activities or phishing attempts to take place. Who better than ace Cuban-American technology entrepreneur and information security researcher, Jaime Manteiga to explain the importance of upgrading the IT security in companies and organizations to help save themselves from any kind of data breaches or malware attacks. Jaime Manteiga is the co-founder and CEO of ‘TapTok’, the futuristic approach for contact sharing technologies and ‘Venkon Corp’, a rising Miami based computer and network security company.

The youngster who hails from Havana, Cuba is today a well-known personality in the IT consulting and cybersecurity world, who holds public recognition for giants like Shopify, Spotify, United Airlines and Tesla. Jaime Manteiga offers a few important tips for how entrepreneurs and owners can beef up security at their businesses and organizations.

• Strong password policies: Always make sure to create passwords that include eight characters or more and also consists of numbers, a combination of letters, symbols, etc. to make the password more difficult to crack, suggests Jaime Manteiga. For example, replacing the letter ‘S’ with ‘$’.
• Reliable security solution: The highly recognized information security researcher says that today’s systems do more than only preventing spams and virus. Using a reliable security solution can help scan files for unusual changes in programs, file sizes that match known malware, and other warning signs.
• Know what needs to be protected: Knowing what is crucial is also important. Businesses must know where the data is stored and used and accordingly protect those areas efficiently, points out Jaime Manteiga.
• Update the systems often: If the systems are not up-to-date, they might not be secure from these phishing attempts and cyber threats. Jaime Manteiga says that new viruses and malware are created every day and can pose as a threat to systems if they are not kept updated.

Jaime Manteiga also emphasizes that every employee must be encouraged to come forward immediately in case of a data breach or spotting of any intrusion or virus instead of trying to resolve the issue all by themselves.

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