Presentation on theme: "Small Business Security By Donatas Sumyla. Content Introduction Tools Symantec Corp. Company Overview Symantec.com Microsoft Company Overview Small Business."— Presentation transcript:
Content Introduction Tools Symantec Corp. Company Overview Symantec.com Microsoft Company Overview Small Business Center Security Guidance Center Lessons Learned
Introduction Small businesses are more vulnerable because of the available resources. The businesses are increasingly reliant on the Internet. The threats to computer networks grow. It is crucial to understand security threats and learn how to secure your business. Many tools available (designed especially for the small business owners).
Tools Symantec Corp. Global leader in information integrity. Provides software, appliances, and services to help individuals, small and mid-sized businesses, and large enterprises secure and manage information. More than 3500 engineers are building solutions to help individuals and enterprises assure the security, availability, and integrity of their information.
Tools Symantec Corp. The technology from Symantec: Consumer Products (Norton for desktop protection, LiveUpdate TM for security updates against viruses, firewall rules, etc.) Data Protection (software to protect, backup, archive and restore data) Enterprise Security (security solutions for all tiers of a network – PCs, laptops, and handhelds) Storage Management (optimizing storage resource utilization, simplifying administration and providing continuous availability or applications and data) Services (to assist in assessing, architecting, implementing, supporting and maintaining business security, storage and infrastructure software solutions)
Tools Symantec.com Three simple steps to effective security: 1.Protect your information by implementing its recommended security practices. 2.Assess your network security with its free and efficient Security Check tool. 3.Compare Symantec’s security solutions to find the solution that fits your business best.
Tools Symantec.com Recommended security practices: Install antivirus software. Use a firewall. Operating system and security software updates. Passwords. Open email responsibly. Web browser security settings and no file sharing. Back up. Remote computers’ security (maybe VPN?). Secure wireless connections. Routine physical security precautions.
Tools Microsoft Company consists of three core business divisions: Platform Products and Services Division Business Division Entertainment and Devices Division This case focuses on Microsoft’s Small Business Center.
Tools Microsoft Small Business Center Technical Support Microsoft Update keeps your computer more secure, up-to- date, and performing at its best. Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) – protection against viruses, hackers, and worms. Security Help and Support - latest information and small- business customer support for security-related issues. Microsoft Office Download Center - latest information on Office products and trial offers. Microsoft Small Business Community - connects you with fellow small-business users and tech experts.
Tools Microsoft Security Guidance Center Free Membership available. Access to free software training, guides and tools to help you manage your business. Free Online Training, valued at $300, gives you 10 training modules for free. How-To Demos gives you short video demonstrations to help you set up and manage Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Office. Build Your Business – issues like planning for the future, creating word of mouth advertising, getting listed on search engines and more.
Tools Microsoft Security Guidance Center Microsoft’s Small Business Security Computer Check List: Protect your desktops and laptops Keep your data safe Use the Internet safely Protect your network Protect your servers Secure your line of business applications Manage desktops and laptops from the server
Lessons Learned Topic is related to both of my majors. Temptation to find out what is available for small business owners. Could be me in the future. The results overcame expectations! Lots of information, products and help to make your business secure and protected from the virtual outside attackers. Most of it – FREE!