VIRUSES AND MALWARE

Viruses and Malware are an ever-present danger to any internet accessing device. Viruses and Malware can steal private information, destroy data, compromise multiple devices and completely cripple a network.

Any computer that is used to browse or download from the internet is susceptible to viruses and malware. Any device that is public facing like email servers, web pages, web servers, and applications servers that can be accessed from outside the network pose a risk.

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT

There are several steps you can take to help secure your network from these risks

  • Install enterprise-grade antivirus and anti-malware applications on all internet accessing devices
  • Keep all antivirus and anti-malware software up to date
  • Keep all antivirus and anti-malware definitions up to date
  • Configure antivirus sand anti-malware for real time and scheduled scanning
  • Train users not to click links or open attachments in suspicious emails
  • Train users not to click links or download applications from unverified websites
  • If a virus is detected run additional scans from other AV or AM software to ensure all traces have been removed

 

WHAT PALMER TECHNOLOGY OFFERS

Palmer Technology Solutions offers managed antivirus, managed anti-malware and a premium service for both. The premium service covers virus removal as well as software setup an configuration

http://palmerts.com/it-services/it-support/

http://palmerts.com/it-services/managed-services/

 

OTHER ARTICLES

https://www.vipreantivirus.com/newsletters/index.aspx

https://blog.malwarebytes.com/