A corporate grade antivirus solution is a must for any business. Indeed, The Information Commissioners Office stated the number of companies hacked rises every year. Subsequently, hefty fines are handed out to companies who have data breaches. Therefore, companies need to get a quality antivirus product from a market leader.
Worms, Trojans, and Viruses
AntiVirus solutions offer protection against viruses, worms, Trojans and, or smart hackers. Hence, we deliver AntiVirus solutions from leading vendors such as Sophos, ESET, F Secure, and Cylance.
ESET & SOPHOS
ESET has more than 110 million users worldwide and, almost 2 million Facebook followers. More importantly, they have won several awards. And, their easy-to-manage IT Security Software incorporating ransomware protection is cloud-based. Therefore, this reduces hardware costs.
SOPHOS, another respected market leader has more than 100 million users globally. Likewise, their products are designed to eliminate threats and keep data in the right hands.
2018 set a record for the number of companies fined
The ICO fined a record number of companies in 2018. Eleven fines totalling £1,290,000 were handed out. Equifax was fined £500,000 for failing to protect the personal information of 15 million UK users. Additionally, Carphone Warehouse was fined £400,000 after security failures risked the data of over 18,000 customers and over 1,000 staff.
Meanwhile, The University of Greenwich was fined £120,000 following a 'serious' web server breach involving data from nearly 200,000 people. Ultimately, companies can be fined up to 2% of annual turnover for lesser data breach incidents. Above all, the fine is 4% for significant data breaches. Thus, this year alone, fines are being handed out to various types of companies for a whole range of events ranging from staff passing on personal information to companies sending unsolicited emails.
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Finally, the WannaCry cyber-attack cost the NHS £92m. As a result, the attack cancelled 19,000 appointments. Consequently, eighty hospital trusts suffered disruption due to this cyber attack in May 2017. And, 8% of GP practices were too after a type of malware called ransomware was used to lock down hospitals in England. For more details of this cyber attack, click here.