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Top Tools You Should Try to Protect Your Business From Any Threats

Posted on the 21 November 2016 by Jyoti Arora @Jy0tiAr0ra
Tools Should Protect Your Business From Threats Top Tools You Should Try to Protect Your Business From Any Threats

No matter how small or business is, you want to protect it from any threats. Just as you lock the doors as night, you need to lock up your network from hackers. Furthermore, you need to protect your customers' and employees' information because this will build up trust. There are some tools that you should use on a regular basis to protect your business from any threats.

Qualys

Qualys ensures your web apps and devices are secure all while using a cloud system. This cloud system will analyze information that comes through to ensure everything is clean and there are no malicious files or viruses. If a threat such as malware happens to get through, Qualys will give you information on the steps needed to repair the problem. After it is been fixed, Qualys will double check to ensure all the threats have been remove. This cloud-only firewall is very useful for businesses of all sizes.

Okta

The main purpose of Okta is to know who is in your network and why they are there. This is important because part of securing your network is knowing who is using it at certain times. Okta will keep track of people accessing the network from the backend, the front end, employees, and customers as well. Furthermore, you can login across all of Office 365, Box, SAP, Workday, Salesforce, and Google Apps. You can give certain people privilege from one dashboard and put policies in place from all devices.

Zscaler

Zcaler is a cloud system that filters what is coming in and out of your network. The company calls itself a "checkpost in the cloud." Yet, you do not have to monitor and filter everything from one point. Zsclaer lets you monitor local networks and protected iOS and Android systems as well. Everything can be monitored through one online dashboard.

Centrify

Centrify manages applications and devices to protect anyone who signs on to your network. This cloud-based system will protect employees and customers alike, which is important. Whether they sign on at the office or using the cloud system, they will be protected.

Comodo

Comodo offers Patch Management, Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM), and Service Desk in one convenient place. The Comodo Securebox will protect apps from devices that have been infected with malware. Comodo Advance Endpoint works on stopping malware from entering the network at all. Along with these features, you will get free SSL certificates, mobile device management, free antivirus, free internet security, and firewall protection.

Cradlepoint NetCould Engine

Cradlepoint NetCloud Engine used to be known as Pertino. This tool offers an easy way to virtualize your business and network. When you purchase this program, you will get a VPN, multifactor authentication, encryption, cloud security, micro-segmentation, and data center protection, along with much more.

Lookout Mobile Security

If you have all of your computers protected, it is time to start thinking about protecting your tablets and phones as well. Lookout Mobile Security will predict, anticipate, and shield your business from various types of mobile threats. These threats come in the form of data leakages, malware, and using jailbroken devices. Furthermore, you will have visibility over other devices and tools to help manage the risks.

CloudFlare

CloudFlare comes with free and paid versions. The free version acts as a wall against harmful attacks such as denial of service (DoS) and SQL injections. The program automatically detects these attacks, blocks them, and gives you a report so you know what happened. In addition, the program will evaluate each person who visits the website. It will look at their legitimacy by assessing their reputation and IP address. If needed, you can block IP addresses, enable SSL security certifications, and set up firewalls.

It is important to have a variety of tools for your business at your disposal so you are ready before an attack happens. This will keep you, your employees, and customers protected so they can feel safe working and doing business with you. Trust is an important part of business to build up a reputation and keep bringing people back, so start by creating a secure network and blocking malicious attacks and various threats.

* Guest Post * Author: Ken Wilson is a Tech Guru and Security Specialist at ThePCDoctor - Australia's Number 1 Computer Support company.

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