Corporate network security is more important and challenging than ever, but it is also easier than most businesses think if they focus on five key areas, according to Kaspersky Lab.
The security firm has published a guide for businesses on improving security through best practices in employee IT security hygiene, application patching, mobility, device protection and online behaviour.
According to the guide, the best cyber security protection for any business requires a mixture of enforcement and education.
While employees need to take more responsibility for their own safety than they may have done in the past, the guide notes there is a lot businesses can do to eliminate risky behaviour.
This includes requiring employees to use strong, unique passwords, with research showing 63% of employees currently use easy-to-guess passwords and 39% use the same password for all accounts.
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