Cyber threats can come in many forms. Whether you are running a small or large business, your system is still susceptible to cyber attacks. As information technology evolves in advancement, there are also counterpart threats going along.
Doing layered security approach can help to prevent if not lessen the risks.
Email is one of the primary means of communication and sharing of files. Its enemies are spam mails and hackers so it is an essence that you install an anti-spam protection and/or use hosted email services.
Internet connection is the foremost port gateway to cyberspace, where many of the unknown threats and viruses come from. These viruses may not be visible until you encounter system failures that could not be fixed instantly. Filtering web contents and installation of updated antivirus software system is a great antidote to this.
Protecting your computer from misuse or incautious operation is also a prevention protocol. Different media devices that are inserted in ports like USB, CD, DVD, portable players etc. can become a source of virus. Doing a consistent system scan and system cleaning is a great prevention.
Performing system vulnerability tests are good to expose the weakness of the current system protection that you use. Employing other system protection softwares if you see your current system inefficient is likely.
Last but not the least, train users on these layered security approach. If only for the most, users are the one responsible on either careful or mismanagement of use of the computer system.