Waukegan IL Small Business Virus/Malware/Spyware Protection, Detection and Removal
Outsource IT Solution Group has been providing comprehensive Managed IT Services throughout the Chicago area since 1998. One of our main goals is to help prevent Viruses, Malware or Spyware from infecting your Waukegan (60079, 60085, 60087) business’s computer network. If you do get infected, we have the expertise to solve your problem.
No matter how careful you are, there is a pretty good chance that you are eventually going to wind up with some sort of Virus, Malware or Spyware on your computer. When you run a business, unless you ensure that your environment is adequately protected; you can almost guarantee that you will be chasing down computer problems on a continual basis. The sad reality is that if you don’t have adequate protection; someone is going to download software, open up an infected email or attachment, or go to a malicious website. This could infect their computer or potentially your whole network. You may not be able to eliminate every potential infection, but you can significantly reduce the number and impact of problems.
Let Outsource IT Solutions Group, located in Naperville IL, develop a robust computer security solution for your Waukegan business that will minimize the potential for viruses, malware or spyware; and give you the appropriate tools and assistance you will need if your system does get infected.
Give us a call at 630-701-3393 or contact us via email.
The first line of defense is a strong Firewall
The primary function of a firewall is to only let “allowed” activity onto your network. If you are running a business in Waukegan and only using the standard Windows Software Firewall or a consumer level hardware firewall you are vulnerable to a significant number of infections. You need a robust firewall (such as a Watchguard Firebox) that will allow you to restrict access to websites and most importantly, severely limit an individual’s ability to download software onto your company’s computer. You want to make sure that your network administrator approves any software that is going to be downloaded onto your network. We can help choose and configure a firewall for your Waukegan business that will significantly improve the security of your network.
Let OSG help you choose the correct Virus Software for your Waukegan Business
Once information gets through your firewall and onto your network you need to have the ability to scan and clean this data. You need robust virus software which must be kept up-to-date with the latest security patches. Scans of all of the computers on your network must be regularly scheduled. Popular virus programs include Bitdefender, Kaspersky, Trend Micro, Norton and McAfee. Remember, no virus software will catch every potential problem. Let us help you choose the right virus software for your Waukegan business.
Keep your Operating System Software Up-to-Date
It is critical that you have the procedures in place to automatically update the operating system of all computers on your network. Microsoft and Apple are constantly upgrading their operating systems, providing enhancements and closing any new security holes that have been discovered.
Virus, Malware and Spyware Detection and Removal for your Waukegan Business
No matter how careful you are, you may eventually get Malware or Spyware on your computer. At the first sign of trouble make sure that you run a complete virus scan on your computer. If that does not solve the problem (Remember, Virus software does not catch ALL problems) you will want to run software that is specifically designed to eliminate Malware and Spyware. Malwarebytes is a very powerful tool that does a good job finding and eliminating Malware and Spyware. If you still have problems after running a complete virus scan and Malwarebytes; you will need to run a more powerful tool like ComboFix. This is not a tool to be used by a novice; it is powerful but can cause some problems with your computer if not used correctly. We have the expertise, just give us a call at 630-701-3393 or contact us via email. We’re available 24×7 to help your Waukegan business.