A Vulnerability Scan is a relatively simple way to test your IT systems risk to scams, theft or sabotage. It's an application that, when applied correctly and with the right advice, is an extremely efficient and effective strategy for SMB's.
With the cloud becoming the norm, your user-interface and other systems and devices become your frontline cyber-security guards by default. Therefore, it is now more imperative than ever to ensure you are 'sure and secure'.
A Vulnerability Scanner is an application that can:
Apart from having an effective inventory of items in your IT systems, the outcome from the scan is a calculated risk list of vulnerabilities for each and every part of your system.
With the right advice and consultation from a knowledgeable source like Loyal IT, you can then prioritise which vulnerabilities need to be explored and how they should be mitigated.
As a point of interest for small to medium sized businesses that no longer have a server (and utilise 'the cloud'), one of the most effective risk mitigation strategies is to have an effective hardware management regime, a little bit like a vehicle fleet management regime; but more about this in our next blog.
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