Actionable Cyber Security Tips Small Business

These tips have been updated from previous years and are extremely valid these days. The need for an endpoint security solution, a firewall and regular backups or your data is more valid than ever. We have added tools available today that make your information security more practical, achievable and affordable. For some small businesses, the security of their information, systems, and networks might not be a high priority, but for their customers, employees, and trading partners it is very important. The term Small Enterprise (or Small Organization) is sometimes used for this same category of business or organization. A small enterprise/organization may also be aRead More →

When evaluating an antivirus or endpoint security product its very important to look at their support infrastructure in the country that you live. If there’s no direct phone number, with local staff that speak in your language and you can understand them, it’s a sign of a brand that is not ready to give a good service in your country. Today, with the advent of ransomware, some brands are even ready to assist you with removing these virus and virtual plagues. Below are the security companies support phone numbers in the US and the main countries in Latin America. Symantec Support Phone Numbers Symantec hasRead More →

Three years after selling for $1.3 billion, Silicon Valley security firm Blue Coat Systems fetches $2.4 billion from Bain Capital. Bain Capital announced in March, it would buy Blue Coat in an all-cash deal, taking the company off the hands of San Francisco private equity firm Thoma Bravo. Blue Coat has differentiated products for protecting enterprises from even the most sophisticated threats, and the product is part of the security architecture for the world’s largest enterprises. Many trusted brands use Blue Coat, and the acquisition by Bain Capital is made to put the brand in a trajectory to further grow their portfolio, better serve ourRead More →

Shares of IT security companies have recently rallied in the wake of three high profile security breaches. Research firm Piper Jaffray wrote in a note to investors that the IT security space is “rapidly improving.” The article was published on The Street. The beginning of the advance in IT security shares valuation growth coincided with a report by The New York Times that hackers had targeted JPMorgan and at least four other banks. Hackers were able to penetrate the computer networks of some banks and stole checking and savings account information from clients, The Times reported on August 28. However, The Wall Street Journal later reported that theRead More →

Sophos is a leading provider of corporate endpoint security, and its line of security products are aimed at SMBs  and Enterprises with 10 to 500 users or more. What makes the company unusual among its main competitors – McAfee, Symantec, Trend Micro and Kaspersky, is that Sophos concentrates its efforts on the business market segment and does not offer products for domestic consumers. The result is the name of the Sophos be less well known outside the circles of corporate IT than these four vendors of security. Aside from a strictly business philosophy, Sophos also involves making your security product as simple as possible for users.Read More →

What is Symantec Endpoint Protecion (SEP) Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 12.1, the anti-malware endpoint protection  product from Symantec Corporation, is an antivirus and personal firewall product geared to centrally managed corporate environments security for servers and workstations. Symantec Endpoint Protection 12  a presentation from Symantec Symantec Endpoint Protection features The SEP 12.1 includes a cloud-based technology for checking reputation, a feature the company calls Insight, which collects data from about 175 million handsets – mainly Symantec customers – and gives files a reputation score based on factors such as age, the prevalence of origin and behavior. One typical feature of the product for home users thatRead More →

Bitdefender Management Server consolidates configuration and threats of all terminals and presents them in a dashboard. It enables remote configuration, installation and removal of system configurations and applications and manages up to 1,000 workstations. Simple to use and easy to implement, supports Active Directory and uses Windows APIs. BitDefender contantly figures well in reviews of antivirus tests, continuously updates its definitions to combat known threats, and know how to recognize potential unknown threats. This solution is effective endpoint security from viruses, spyware and spam. It also features anti -intrusion (HIPS) protection download that scans all downloads and controls for files that are shared outside theRead More →

Administrators can ensure endpoints are protected from malware, and perform a lot of functions like patching and managing systems, encrypting files and whole disks, and controlling different applications. This tool features mobile device management and security capabilities for mobiles. All this functionality can be administered from a single console that is well integrated with the existing enterprise infrastructure. The first step in deploying is to install Kaspersky Security Center software on a server in the organization. After that you can access the management console for the entire security suite and manage everything from this central point. SC Magazine found the management console to be easyRead More →