Good Security Measures
Antivirus Tip: Practise good security measures to prevent spyware, trojans and malware, such as making all of your users aware of dangerous websites.
Back up Important Files
Antivirus Tip: It is wise to back up your important files and have them on a separate memory storage device, just in case of a virus or malware.
Always Scan Downloads
Antivirus Tip: A good rule to have is to always scan anything you download before you open it. Set your anti-virus software to do this automatically.
Share Knowledge of Devices
Antivirus Tip: Share knowledge with those who use your devices, so they are aware of what to avoid and limit their usage to prevent any accidental infections.
Set Up a Firewall
Antivirus Tip: Set up a software/ hardware firewall to protect the network against threats, such as an internet firewall and a physical barrier to the server.
Keep Track of All Devices
Antivirus Tip: Keep track of all the devices connected to your network like printers, computers, etc. This makes spotting unauthorised devices easier.
Determine The Problem First
Antivirus Tip: Before you call for help, try to find it out if your problem is internet, network or device-specific. Researching problems helps in the long run.
A List of Helpful People
Antivirus Tip: Keep a list of at least five people you know who can help you if your computer starts doing something you know isn’t normal.
Disable Internet Functions for Children
Antivirus Tip: If children use your PC, disable certain internet functions or limit their time on the device. Teach them how to avoid unsafe websites, too.