Antivirus Software


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Antivirus Software is a program that monitors a computer or network to detect or identify major types of malicious code and to prevent or contain malware incidents. Sometimes done by removing or neutralizing the malicious code. Antivirus software is a core component of computer security that majority of devices use today.

What Does This Mean For An SMB?

Your business needs to take proactive measures today to first reduce its chances of being hit by ransomware, phishing, or other cybersecurity attacks. Secondly, validate backups and disaster recovery plans are current and functioning in case you end up hit with ransomware. CyberHoot recommends the following best practices to avoid, prepare for, and prevent damage from these attacks:

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Source: NCSD Glossary

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