With security firms this week alerting users to the emergence of malware that can attacks computers on all major platforms – Windows, MacOS and Linux - it's clear that the threat of malware to corporate networks has never been higher.
This week's attack, a worm called Boonana that has spread via messages on social networking site Facebook, demonstrates one simple but serious lesson: however sophisticated the security measures you put in place, there will always be a weak point in your network. Its users.
In a hard-hitting white paper from Internet security firm Sophos, security analyst Chester Wisniewski outlines five key strategies to keep corporate networks safe, ensuring that every member of an organisation is alert to the risks and minimises the risk of infection from the multitude of web sites, email messages and removable storage devices to which the average company's systems are exposed.
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