In the latest in our cyber security blog series we’re talking all things malicious software, or malware.
Malware is any program or file that is detrimental to a computer user, invading, stealing, encrypting, deleting, or altering core computing functions. And there’s loads of malware variations out there that could affect your devices such as adware, viruses, trojan horses, ransomware, spyware and worms.
What’s more, there are various ways malware can get onto your computer and network, whether this is via browsing a malicious website, opening infected email attachments, or even removing USB memory sticks.
It’s an issue that cost organisation millions of pounds every year, affecting nearly one third of computers across the globe. However, fear not, we are here to help! This article will detail how to defend your business against malware and improve your IT security.
So, how do you defend your business against malware?
We’ve pulled together our five highly recommended steps that will bolster your business from a cyber security perspective and, in turn, protect against malware threats:
For those looking specifically to enhance their virus and malware protection, we recommend the latest addition to our security product range, SentinelOne Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), the next generation when it comes to antivirus protection. This Kick managed security product goes further than traditional antivirus products and will help you prevent, detect, and respond to ever-changing threats – and recover quickly should a security threat strike.
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How can we help?
With almost 40 years’ experience helping customer with IT and cyber security challenges, we offer the consultation and support that’s needed to make your business safe, secure and successful.
For more information on firewalls or any of our managed IT services you can speak directly with your Kick account manager. If you are new to Kick then contact us or call us on 01698 844 600 arrange a no-obligation chat.
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