Much like layers keep you warm in winter, cyber defense layers protect your intellectual property with multiple tools so you’re not an easy target. The layers that you should use often depend on what kind of work you do. But a good rule of thumb is to have some form of:
- Antivirus software
- Password requirements
These tools help combat many of the common internet security problems businesses face.
“Peer-to-peer applications, for example, can lead to contaminants”
You never want to find out that malware affected your company (and your profit) because an employee inadvertently open the wrong file. You can use category-based filters to reduce the potential for web-based malware content to infect your network. Peer-to-peer applications, for example, can lead to contaminants. Likewise, you can eliminate unsecured websites having easy access into your systems. You also want to receive reports on internet use, so you can not only monitor where you employees visit, but also how your bandwidth is allocated and much more.