6 Ways to Protect Your Computer from Viruses

6 Ways to Protect Your Computer from Viruses

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6 Ways to Protect Your Computer from Viruses


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6 Ways to Protect Your Computer from Viruses

 

6 simple ways to Protect Your Computer from Viruses. You will learn the basics about how to protect your computer from viruses.

Often Paid Antivirus software’s are reliable. However one should remember that the virus comes first and then the Signatures are updated. So there is a window of vulnerability between the vendor updating his signature database and then you downloading that update onto your environment.

To protect against Viruses, malware, or ransomware .. you need a defense in depth strategy which includes the following (not limited to the below, but more)

 

1) Endpoint protection (Antivirus software ) Enable all the features ..such as zero-day vulnerability protection, etc.)

2) Update OS and other patches on your servers or your computing environment. Microsoft releases patches every Tuesday. Have a good patch management plan.

3) Try to block viruses at the entry point. Check for UTM features in your firewall.

4) Send emails and newsletters awareness emails on cyber security and viruses etc. on a regular basis.

5) Regularly update signature updates and AV engine updates from the vendor.

6) Create a Black list and white list of applications in the AV software. Block USB access. Have a centralized DLP(Data loss prevention) solution in place.

 

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6 Ways to Protect Your Computer from Viruses

6 Ways to Protect Your Computer from Viruses

Reference: Shiva Prasad Ariga ( CISSP – Information Systems Security Professional  ). ” Is VirusTotal reliable in detecting viruses and spyware?  ”  originally appeared on Quora, the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.

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