The 11 Essentials of Enterprise Security

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Best practices / advice: Here are a few precautions that can be used to stay out of scammers' trap:

  • Take a layered-security approach, and make sure firewalls and antivirus software is not just used but updated to identify the latest threats
  • Consider utilizing an email-filtering service
  • Make sure systems aren't left vulnerable by applying software patches, especially for the malware authors favorites such as Java, Adobe products and popular operating systems.

Source: The experts at email and web security company, AppRiver.

The job of an enterprise's chief security officer (CSO) is a difficult one. Devising a strategy that ensures the company's network and data are secure can be a daunting challenge. With high profile breaches like Target and Adobe making headlines recently, enterprise security has finally been brought into the public spotlight. This newfound awareness has put the pressure on enterprises to assure their customers that they are taking every measure possible to boost their security.

This leaves executives asking, where do I start? With so many different considerations to take into account, there is no single solution that will meet all the security needs of a given organization.

Here are the 11 essentials for keeping your enterprise secure.

 

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