In light of Sony’s recent devastating security breach, PC Mag offers readers a safety guide to protecting network infrastructure and the data residing on those networks. Computer networks are vulnerable, even for big businesses like Sony whose network is not much different than any other business’ network, except most business networks are on a smaller scale. Although details are limited as to how the breach occurred, valuable lessons emerged.
“With cloud computing so pervasive now, many businesses do not need full-time, on-site IT staff. The one consultant you may want to consider retaining is a security expert. Have an IT security professional perform regular audits of your network’s security health. An expert can help to pinpoint holes, potential leaks and any other security weaknesses that could compromise your business.