Businesses of all sizes can be affected by viruses, malware and other online threats. Here are some tips from the National Cyber Security Alliance designed to help you avoid this growing threat:
Keep security software current. Make sure you have the latest in security software to protect against viruses, malware and other online threats. Not sure if you’re doing enough? Consider investing in professional help.
Don’t neglect software updates. Many software programs will automatically connect and update to defend against known risks. Turn on automatic updates.
Protect all devices connected to the Internet. Don’t forget laptops, smart phones and other web-enabled devices also need protection from online threats. Exercise caution when using USBs and other external devices. They, too, can be infected by viruses and malware.
Want more information? The National Cyber Security Alliance has a great online resource that can help businesses assess potential threats, take steps to protect themselves and protect their customers.