We live in a world of monthly software updates, monthly insurance payments, monthly family budgets, etc. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that “monthly” is the new way to think and manage our lives. The same can be applied to business systems!
However, monthly management is not only necessary for business reasons but also recommended for security reasons. You can feel at peace knowing that your business’ data is secure and security measures are up to standard.
Let’s discuss five reasons why monthly managing your business systems is essential to protect your company from hackers or data breaches!
1. Allows for Upgrades
When you have a monthly plan for your business systems, you can update them when new versions are released – this includes any software or hardware updates that may be necessary.
Upgrades often include better protection against malicious attacks on a business’ computer systems, so monthly management is essential for ensuring that you are continually updated with the newest and best protection possible.
2. Ensures Smooth System Operation
Monthly management ensures smooth system operation. If monthly data backups are not taken or monthly virus and malware scans are not performed, a single disaster can cause the loss of all valuable business information. Even if a backup exists for a single month, this may be insufficient to recover from an emergency such as natural disasters, fires, or theft.
3. Helps Prevent Breaches
As new threats are identified every day, it is crucial to ensure that your company systems have not been breached by a virus or malware attack and also to take necessary actions in order to prevent future attacks on the system.
Monthly management of systems will ensure that monthly maintenance is done and any security breaches are taken care of.
Added Benefit: Monthly management also mitigates the risks for data loss or theft in case there was a breach.
4. Allows You To Create A Better Security Strategy
One way in which hackers get access to a system is through vulnerabilities in other parts of the network. When you have monthly managed your business systems, you will be able to create a better security strategy for everyone in your company to prevent such breaches.
This could include internally scanning devices containing sensitive information or even externally monitoring traffic on specific servers.
5. Ensures No Unauthorized Access to Data or Software
This is the most basic of monthly management tasks. Performing monthly checks to identify unauthorized access to software and data on your computer can help ensure that no one else has illicitly accessed anything without authorization, which could lead to potential data theft.
SureLock Technology is here to help keep your business systems and data safe in Atlanta. We offer a premium monthly managed service that includes all the security you need for your IT infrastructure, including antivirus protection, technical fault repairs, network set up & monitoring, and more.