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Cybersecurity Month - The Basics

Security is not always easy to talk about, but it is a necessity when you want to make sure that your organization's hard earned dollars and intellectual property are protected.

Laura Spence by Laura Spence

Windows Defender vs. Windows Defender ATP

Beyond turning on a firewall, the next basic steps to protecting a system are to activate anti-virus and anti-malware software. Windows now provides these functions built-in, in the form of the Windows Defender tool. (Users have the option of turning off Windows Defender and instead using third-party tools.) Windows Defender provides classic, signature-based analysis on a real-time basis. That is, if a user tries to launch a file recognized as bad, Defender intervenes. Note that while IT administrators might also benefit from a management tool to harvest reporting data from Defender, the tool itself operates effectively without any other software installed.
 

Concurrency Blog by Concurrency Blog