Network security is the only way to protect your business against cybercrime. As we all know, cybercrime is on the increase and is costing business millions of pounds every year. If your business hasn’t been affected, you have been lucky and it is only a matter of when and not if!
This means network security should be top of your priority list. There is no right or wrong way to ensure your network is safe, but you should have at least two level of protection.
First of all and the simplest to implement is Anti-Virus. This is a must for every user on every device. There is really no excuse for not having antivirus because it is as cheap as chips!
Every business should have a network firewall. This is a hardware appliance that is directly connected to the Internet. It manages Internet traffic and all data in and out of your business. Your Firewall should also include software services such as. Intrusion Protection (IPS), Gateway Anti-Virus, Phishing and application control.
Unleashed recommend you have anti-virus and a firewall as a minimum level.
What else can I do to protect myself?
IT network security is a very specialised field within IT and not every IT professional is qualified. That is why you have companies like Unleashed. We can help you on many levels. Two specialities that will help you to become more secure:
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