If you or your employees are using the Internet without taking any action to protect yourself, it could result in disaster for your business.
It is important to take preventative measures to avoid viruses or hackers that might cause downtime or tarnish the reputation of your company.
The first step in making an unprotected computer more secure is anti-virus software. If your budget doesn’t stretch far, there are some good free options available. Do some research to find software that is well reviewed then download and install it. Make sure it is set to automatically update so that it can handle the latest virus threats.
If your employees are allowed to use the Internet at work without supervision, make sure they are aware of risks such as phishing and trojans that can steal data. They should not click links that look suspicious or install any software without your permission. Certain malicious tools are able to log every key that you press, making it easy for your passwords to get stolen.
This could put your customer data at risk or result in someone stealing your bank accounts or pretend to be your business online.