Any business, big or small, has data that should never fall into the wrong hands, lest it proves fatal for the company. As a business owner, it is paramount to take preventive measures that protect your digital data, lest you wish for malwares and ransomwares to corrupt IT infrastructure and data.
If you’re in the dark about what kind of security solutions to use to stay hack-proof, we have you covered. Here’re top five security solutions you could deploy in your organisation to stay hack-proof and protect your data.
Kaspersky Total Security for Business
One of the most comprehensive security solutions available to organisations currently is Kaspersky Total Security for Business. With its different modules, this security solution simplifies security management, advances business with tailor-made security, reduces the likelihood of cyber-attacks, encrypts data, removes vulnerabilities and protects email servers, internet gateways and SharePoint. Its multi-layer protection provides security for PC, Linux and Mac systems and ensures that malwares, bots and ransomwares do not adversely affect your business data.
The security solution has received the highest level of support staff certifications by the Technology Services Industry Association and Miller Heiman Group in 2017, for the third year running.
Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection
Windows is the most commonly used OS in companies across the world. To maintain the status quo, Microsoft has come up with Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, a unified platform that performs preventive protection, detects firewall breaches, carries out automated investigations and more. It is compatible with Windows 10 systems and is available for Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise for Education, Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Pro Education.
With all of these features and Powered by the cloud, Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection is a force to be reckoned. Companies that have Windows Pro or Enterprise as their OS can simply go to the Windows Defender’s portal, sign in and download the feature.
Sophos XG Firewall
What makes Sophos XG Firewall pop out as a security solution for a business is its comprehensive detection, identification, removal and prevention techniques. With Sophos XG, businesses get a firewall solution that can expose hidden network risks, prevent access to malicious websites, prevent malware from entering and corrupting data, and isolating and treating infected systems. Sophos XG uses advanced threat protection technology to detect and block threats like ransomware, crypto-jacking, bots, worms, hacks, breaches and advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Sophos XG Firewall works on both Mac and Windows systems so organisations can rest assured knowing that the firewall is protecting their data. There’s a lot of free learning resources that Sophos offers so that you have a better idea of how to use XG Firewall and what to expect during its usage.
IBM QRadar Security Intelligence
When the world’s oldest hardware and software solutions company creates an anti-hacking enterprise solution, heads do turn and such is the case with IBM QRadar Security Intelligence. It uses advanced security analytics tools which can detect and identify the sneakiest of threats, thus enabling an enterprise to significantly reduce detection time and stop threats before they endanger a business. QRadar is a security solution which can literally sift through massive amount of data per day and detect anomalies and malicious activities. It has been designed to be effective against stealthy and well-orchestrated cyber attacks as they occur. Subsequently, QRadar deploys preventive measures that can handle cyber-attacks before any data is lost.
Its ability to handle a large amount of data makes it a perfect match for any industry, no matter the scale of its operation.
Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit
Microsoft sure does take its security seriously which is why a second product of theirs is on our list. Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit is a Microsoft-made freeware security toolkit which can fine-tune security features in Windows systems and provide complete protection against hackers by diverting, ending, blocking, and cancelling any hacking attempts. It works best as an extra line of defence against malware corruption along with your firewall and antivirus software.
Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit can be downloaded for free from the Microsoft webpage. For users and enterprises that employ Windows 10 v1709 and higher, Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit comes integrated with Windows Defender Security Centre.