Five Backdoor Entrances You Need to Secure - Slide 6

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USB sticks are particularly good at spreading malware. They appear innocuous compared to a laptop or smartphone but can hold several gigabytes of code - some of which may be malicious. Allowing employees an unchecked option to insert these into company computers is an unnecessary risk.

Removable devices can be automatically checked using anti-virus software or users can choose to run a manual scan before accessing any of the files on the stick. Business owners should also create policies to keep personal and business drives separate on any machine.

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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