Symantec: Implement These Security Practices

ITBusinessEdge: Symantec – Implement These Security Practices

ITBE’s SMB Tech columnist Paul Mah with a timely reminder of the security best practices you need to have in place even when your automatic virus protection is up to date.

“I came across an interesting security piece on Symantec’s Web site titled “antivirus software and the illusion of protection.” Ever had users who get infected with malware despite having good antivirus software installed? Well, the article draws attention to the common attack vectors that are used by hackers to create security breaches and how this could result in systems being hacked despite the existence of security software.

While there is nothing really new or revolutionary in the security practices suggested by Symantec, they are nevertheless important points that bear reiterating.”

Small Business Computing Staff
Small Business Computing Staff
Small Business Computing addresses the technology needs of small businesses, which are defined as businesses with fewer than 500 employees and/or less than $7 million in annual sales.

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