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3 Commercial Networking Installation Mistakes to Avoid

Don’t Make These Mistakes That Will Put Your Cybersecurity at Risk

3 Commercial Networking Installation Mistakes to Avoid

Businesses in San Jose, CA and around the world heavily rely on the internet to operate efficiently and competitively, no matter what sector they are in. That means a strong network is essential to your company’s success. With various sensitive data online, your system must also be secure from potential cyber threats. Read our blog to learn three common mistakes businesses make when attempting to make their networking installation safe and secure.

SEE ALSO: WHY YOUR COMPANY NEEDS A STRONG WIRELESS NETWORK

Human Error

Human error is one of the most common threats to your cybersecurity. Your employees can make mistakes such as accidentally downloading harmful files, falling prey to a phishing scam, failing to choose strong passwords, and more. You must implement a thorough training program for your staff, so they are knowledgeable about cybersecurity and understand the security policies that you put in place.

Layout transparent practices on network access, file sharing, security applications, and password usage. Provide training on common threats such as phishing scams to recognize the warning signs of a threat. Finally, educate them about the importance of software updates and teach them how to update their devices.

Outdated Software

Outdated software is easier to hack because software companies patch out vulnerabilities that leave their devices open to attacks. For example, if someone discovers a loophole to sneak into a network, the software provider will then close that loophole in a new update. If you forget to update your software, that loophole will remain open, and hackers will be able to access your network.

Up-to-date software is especially important for financial tracking software, anti-virus software, web security software, and operating systems, but you should keep all your software updated. You will then be protected from potential security vulnerabilities that threaten your business.

Not Trusting the Experts

The best way to ensure your business's safety is to invest in a professional networking installation. A networking expert will work with you to create a custom network system that fits your business's unique needs. Whether you are increasingly using telecommunications systems to practice social distancing or if you manage large amounts of data, your network will work for you, not against you.

Best of all, your network installation expert will ensure that your system is secure with advanced security software, password encryption, and firewalls. All you need to do is sit back and relax as the experts cleanly and efficiently install your routers, wireless access points, and more.

Want to learn more about a professional and secure networking installation for your business? Western Audio Video is the premier commercial networking installation expert in your area! Give our team a call or fill out our online contact form to schedule a no-obligation consultation with us. We’d love to hear from you.