5 Ways To Secure your Laptop Wherever it is

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Whether you’re working from home or on-the-go, it is paramount that you protect your laptop from cyber-crime. While your company has probably provided you with a VPN to securely connect to their network, what about your personal passwords and local files? Let’s take a look at 5 great ideas to secure your laptop wherever it is;

Microsoft Intune

Microsoft Intune is a cloud-based management solution that provides additional security, compliance and user benefits for mobile devices.

With InTune you can centrally manage device security and policies. Windows and approved software updates can be centrally managed and auto-applied to devices using Intune.

You also have the chance to automatically implement our remote support software at Premier Choice Internet onto your laptop, so if you ever have any troubles we’re here to help!

Azure Active Directory

Azure Active Directory is a fully managed service from Microsoft that provides single sign-on and multi-factor authentication to help protect users from 99.9% of cybersecurity attacks.

Azure is Cloud-based meaning it is available anywhere for your laptop, it also centralises password changes and facilitates user blocking.

Multi-Factor Authentication

Multi-Factor Authentication adds an extra layer of security which requires the user to prove their identity. You would also be notified if someone else tries to log in to your account, meaning it will prevent someone external gaining access to your account.

In addition to passwords, users are expected to acknowledge a phone call/text message or mobile app notification to complete the verification process.

Anti-Virus & Malware Protection

Sophos Endpoint blocks malware and infections by identifying and preventing behaviours used in almost every exploit.

Sophos connect the dots so your data is protected, resulting in your laptop not being infected and allows for better protection against data breaches.​ Sophos Endpoint Protection is continually tuned to give it’s users the best performance. The lightweight agent will keep you secure whilst not slowing down your hardware.

Ransomware Protection

Ransomware is the number one malware attack affecting businesses today. It encrypts your files and holds them hostage until the ransom is paid, causing massive disruption to business productivity.

Sophos Intercept X features CryptoGuard, this prevents the malicious spontaneous encryption of data by ransomware—even trusted files that have been hijacked.

If you wish to have a one-to-one consultation with one of our Technical Account Managers about any of the above solutions, please contact us on [email protected] or 0203 904 3464

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