Small businesses often overlook IT security and this can haveLock background a detrimental effect on your business. Here is some quick tips that might help.

  1. Ensure that you have a recognised virus scanning system in place and updated.
  2. Ensure that your operating systems are regularly updated.
  3. If you have a wireless network, make sure it is password protected and that the password is not shared.
  4. Carry out regular backups.
  5. Use a secure offsite Backup, there are some good online backup resources.
  6. Change passwords periodically.
  7. Ensure that staff do not share their passwords.
  8. Ensure that shared data is only shared with those who have access to it.
  9. Hire someone in who will test your network security, an ethical hacker.
  10. Ensure that your network has a secure firewall. and that all ports are properly secured.