For businesses, web security doesn’t just mean keeping users from accidentally installing malware. IT must also make sure the company’s own sites don’t become compromised and used in cyber attacks.
There are a lot of steps IT departments must take to keep their companies’ data secure. One critical activity: making sure all software on servers and user machines is kept up to date.
Any software IT installs can potentially contain vulnerabilities that give hackers a way to get on the company’s network – and that includes IT security software, one expert warns.
The latest round of critical Java security bugs and new attacks has IT pros asking a familiar question: Is it time to kill the software platform for good?
Most companies are confident their information is secure, but in reality, the data shows most organizations are struggling to deal with emerging IT security threats.
Keeping networks up and running is a critical job of any company’s IT department. Problems with the network can lead to down time, which in turn may mean lost revenue.
A key part of any company’s security strategy should be a thorough software patch process. And a new survey offers some advice on keeping software secure and up to date: