The Risk of Your Business Software
Because of the many cybercrimes that it allows people to use the system, changing data into something that they don’t want. Unauthorized access to your system may be obtained using, called crackers, which then uses its ability to steal data, or do other things that are bad for you.
Before you try to protect your business software system, you must first determine several things. Things that need to be considered, namely the level of threat that you must anticipate, the risks that must be taken, and how immune your system of software business is as an outcome of the effort you have done. You must analyze and check your system to find out what you protect, why you protect it, how much data you protect, and who is responsible for data and also other assets in your system.
The risk that you get is the chance of an intruder that might succeed in his attempt to finally get an access of your computer. Do an intruder able to writer o read files, or might even runs the programs which can cause trouble to your computer? Do they able to delete the important data? There are several types of intruders whose different characteristic from one to another. They are the curious, the malicious, the high profile intruder, and the competition.
The software that we have can suffer damage that makes us must repair or reinstall. So, what we have needs to safeguard especially if we buy at an expensive or necessary price or that need special expertise in the installation process or vital to our business. Software damage can be caused by several things, including:
- Use of pirated software
Pirated software it doesn’t come from the maker. Immediately the quality of software cannot be guaranteed.
- Procedure eror
Incorrect installation can cause crase.
Viruses can damage data, but can also damage your business software.
The Method To Protect The Software Business
To anticipate or overcome the damage of your software business, there are several things that you can do.
- Installing antivirus
Antivirus can minimize the virus attacks that knew before. New viruses usually cannot be resisted with antivirus. Besides that, the local viruses can usually only obtained. It is counteracted by local antivirus as well and is the most difficult to overcome, and you need to be aware of the users as well as not to access untrusted sites or setting a flash disk without being a scanner.
- Backup regularly
Back up to a computer or other media including also doing save process regularly while working with documents.
The recovery process is the process of restoring data or system conditions the last time it was saved. This recovery is sometimes difficult because the success rate cannot be guaranteed 100% with using certain programs can be done.
- Using password
The use of passwords against files will help avoid accessing files by others. Passwords can also be installed on software or operating system or hardware. Besides using words password can use the fingerprints. This can be found on the newly some laptops today.
With the firewall that is a security system against the data entering or leaving the computer through the network, we can minimize unwanted access over the network.