AVG has sent along some tips to protecting small and medium sized businesses from online threats as well as offering up some simple guidelines on developing an IT security policy.
While big corporate have all the IT security and usage policies they could ever need, AVG reckons that the smaller businesses among us have no policies in place.
Lloyd Borrett, Security Evangelist at AVG, said, “Do all users have guidelines for distribution of inappropriate content? Do all users know when their Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware and Firewall settings need to be updated? Do all users know what the company policy is regarding the use of personal devices from PDAs and smartphones to USB sticks and media players on company premises with company equipment?”
If your answer’s no, then take a look at these steps to protecting yourself:
How serious does your company take IT security?