April 25, 2012 IT SECURITY

Put Your Best Security Foot Forward

PC Today, May 2012, Volume 10, Issue 5

The truth concerning SMBs and security, says Pierluigi Stella, CTO of Network Box USA (www.networkboxusa.com), is that unless it’s required or mangdated to maintain standards, “too many SMBs don’t do much at all with security.” Many “barely have a firewall and some antivirus on the desktop,” he says, and underestimate the need for more security. IPSs (intrustion protection systems) are rare, content filtering is lackluster, and VPNs (virtual private networks) aren’t commonly used 00 and this is just at the gateway. (Read more)