A survey revealed that 58 per cent of attacks were targeted at SMEs, dispelling myths that only the biggies must invest in cybersecurity.
The small and medium-sized enterprises have not escaped the prowling eyes of cybercriminals. While there is comfort in choosing to believe that cybercriminals would only chase the big fish, the reality has something totally different to reveal. Last year, India ranked amongst the top three countries in the world to be facing cyber attacks. Another survey revealed that 58 per cent of such attacks were targeted at SMEs, dispelling the myths that only the biggies must invest in cybersecurity.
Thus, the need for SMEs to always have their guard on couldn’t be over-stressed. To the same end, let’s reckon top 5 security products that SMEs must adopt, in order to ward off any potential security threats.
1. Seqrite End Point Security
As ambitious businesses competing in the cut-throat business environment, SMEs would want a one-stop, fully integrated solution for their security needs. Seqrite End Point Security offers the same by providing integrated advanced technologies like Anti-Ransomware, Behavioral Detection System and Advanced DNA Scan to protect the network from the sophisticated cyber threats of today. With this solution in place, SMEs will have at their disposal, latest features like Advanced Device Control, DLP, Vulnerability Scan, Patch Management, Web Filtering, Asset Management, and a lot more.
2. Telr Secure
Telr is the payment gateway of choice for the ambitious SMEs. With its new feature, Telr Secure, the payment gateway monitors payments and transactions in real-time and run its proprietary algorithm to flag off and prevent any fraudulent transaction. This not only helps SMEs avoid chargebacks but also protects their goodwill and repute. Besides, since Telr Secure has the highest level of PCI compliance, SMEs can extend the same benefit to their customers and win their trust during digital payments.
A website can be a great revenue stream for the SMEs and hence, protecting the same is paramount. Cloudflare acts as a shield of websites and protects it against any malicious attacks, SQL threats, DoS (Denial of Service) attacks. Hence, security vulnerabilities that could otherwise shut down the website and affect the reputation of the brand will be taken care of by Cloudflare.
4. Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
In this digital age, a number of small and medium-sized businesses are connected to wireless LAN connections. While this helps SMEs best market and promote their services, the same makes them vulnerable to external attacks. With Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector, SMEs gain central control and more authority to manage and safeguard the network. By checking any unauthorised access, the product helps SMEs secure their Wi-Fi connections and online data.
5. Lookout Mobile Security
In addition to PCs, SMEs also need to safeguard mobile phones and tablets that may contain crucial business information. Mobile Security can pre-empt security vulnerabilities and protect the system against the same, including malware attacks, data leaks or other threats posed by jail-broken devices or sideloaded apps.