Five Backdoor Entrances You Need to Secure - Slide 5

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While preventing staff from introducing malware into a business has its challenges, staff that are allowed to access the company network remotely are even harder to control. Allowing staff to use their own machines for work increases the risk that malware may get inside the company network. An obvious way to close this security hole is to prevent staff from using their own machines.

There are other ways around this such as using virtualization technology to create a virtual safe-zone within your hardware - like an embassy in a foreign country. However, it is arguably simpler and more effective to establish a strong set of security controls that ensure all staff use only company hardware with anti-virus controls that are subject to updates and audit procedures.

Corporate security is serious business, but you may not realize it if you're leaving the back door open to cyber criminals.

If you’re not sure, it can be a daunting task to constantly monitor for new and emerging threats that come through a variety of channels. That’s why AVG Technologies has shared the top five backdoor entrances you should know.

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