IT support in San Jose can be essential in helping safeguard your business from common cybersecurity issues. SMBs are common targets of cybercriminals owing to their vulnerability. You need at baseline some level of defense.

Different security solutions will be more or less appropriate for different businesses. Which works the best for you could be different than even similarly situated competitors. Here are three protection measures which are generally known to be effective at baseline:

  1. Institute automation in antivirus, application, and firewall updates
  2. Employ MDM solutions and monitoring
  3. Backup and disaster recovery protocols

Institute Automation in Antivirus, Application, and Firewall Updates

IT support experts in San Jose commonly advise automation in security protocols. Because technology is always in transition, the “goalposts” of secure computing are always moving. Antivirus and firewall solutions from a year or two ago are on the edge of being anachronisms if they’re not already defunct.

When top-tier technology develops, it leaks eventually to cybercriminal entities. These entities swiftly set about using breakthroughs in IT to attain illegal access to secure data they can use for profit. Accordingly, have automatic updates in firewalls and antivirus software. Also, have automatic updates for trusted applications, as antiquated software can be an exploitable vulnerability for cybercriminals.

Employ MDM Solutions and Monitoring

Mobile device management (MDM) is essential for the security of devices that access your network but aren’t located on-premises. Oftentimes such devices access networks through insecure connections. Sometimes mobile devices incidentally have malware downloaded on them, and the design of that malware is geared toward network infiltration.

MDM options allow you to access devices remotely, wipe them, monitor them, allow them access, or restrict them from access. Additionally, monitoring makes it so you can determine if devices may have been compromised or are acting anomalously. Anomalous behavior is often a sign of cybercriminal manipulation.

Backup and Disaster Recovery Protocols

Backup and disaster recovery (BDR) protocols are designed for the worst-case scenario. Should all else fail and some cybercriminal software compromise your system, you can halt operations, wipe the system at the point where the intrusion is detected, and reboot.

You need backups always in place. Ideally, your backup array should be continuously updated for the greatest recovery in the event you must wipe and reboot. MSPs help you get the balance right, plan accordingly, and expedite recovery.

Finding Cybersecurity Solutions

IT support in San Jose through Riverfy can help you institute BDR solutions, monitor mobile devices, apply MDM management, and automatically update your security in terms of antivirus protocols, firewalls, or applications. Contact us for more information.