Quick Tips to Bolster Security in Your Organization

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Though Paul wishes there were some way to avoid having to install antivirus software, the simple fact is that endpoint anti-malware protection is essential to protecting desktops and laptops. This is especially pertinent for laptops, since they may be taken outside of the corporate network where they are exposed to greater dangers. Moreover, these laptops may also be used to access corporate assets, which mandate some minimal level of protection lest they become an unwitting conduit used by hackers to access the corporate network.

Fortunately, there are many antivirus software options out there, some of which may offer additional protection against data leakage or phishing attempts. Choose one from a relatively reputable vendor that fits your budget.

Small businesses often find themselves in the unenviable position of not having IT employees who are trained in security matters. This puts them in a vulnerable position to hackers, who may exploit weaknesses that would have been immediately obvious to someone in the know.

Recently, Paul Mah highlighted some recurrent mistakes that he sees being made by SMBs. If they apply to your organization, acting on his recommendations should serve to bolster the overall security of your organization.

 

Related Topics : Master Data Management, Mobile Device Security, Remote Access, VPN, Workforce

 
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