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Tips to protect your Computer from Cyber Attacks

Cyberattacks on Australian businesses are rising. Such Cyber attacks can seriously damage your business in many ways.

So it’s advisable that you take some preventive measures to ensure that your business does not suffer from such attacks.

Studies suggest that almost 97% of these Cyber attacks can be prevented using existing technologies.

Today I am going to offer you a few tips that can help you secure your business against these attacks!

Tips to protect your Computer from Cyber Attacks

Keep your
Software updated

Hackers often exploit the loopholes in the outdated software leading to data theft. So it’s mandatory to keep all your software and website updated.

Download and install security patches on every system to ensure the safety of your business.

Encrypt and Backup
Your Data

Encryption is the most effective way to protect your data. Even if the hackers get their hands on encrypted data, it will be useless to them.

So, encrypt your sensitive data and take regular backups.

Use licensed Anti-malware
and Firewall Software

Do not hesitate to invest in quality anti-malware and firewall software. Fire-walls will prevent any attacks on your system while anti-malware will identify and isolate your any existing threats.

Use Custom-build
Software and Website

Readymade software and website are at a greater risk of cyber attacks as their code and structure are easily available online. So it’s better to hire a professional Web-development agency that can craft custom software and websites for your business.

Devise a
Disaster Recovery Plan

Even after taking all these steps, it’s possible that somehow your business might suffer a cyber attack.

Devise a full-proof Disaster Recovery Plan to ensure your business does not face a longer downtime in case of such attacks.

Final Thoughts

Safety and Security of your business should be your primary concern. So it’s necessary to pay sufficient attention to the tips that I have mentioned above.

In case you need more information, feel free to reach out.

Web99 is a custom web development agency that specialises in developing and designing Cyber-proof software and websites.