The Latest in IT Security for Small Biz

Information technology security expert Michael Dees gives a great audio presentation about IT Security issues important to small businesses over at SMB TrendWire. (SMB Trendwire is a sister site where we do audio interviews of small business experts.)

Michael’s company, eSecurity Direct, helps small and midsize businesses manage their technology infrastructure. They specialize in helping offices with as few as 5 computers, all the way up to locations with several hundred computers.

Michael manages to pack a lot of information into a 45-minute interview.

In addition to covering the basics about viruses, worms, Trojan horses, spybots and hackers, he also talks about some of the latest trends in fighting malware and cyber-crime including:

  • one-time use credit cards
  • utilizing something called “Unified Threat Protection”

Michael also identifies the top four anti-virus providers. And he gives some practical tips for protecting your business and personal information.

Go listen to Michael (listen online or download the podcast version to your iPod).

Anita Campbell Anita Campbell is the Founder, CEO and Publisher of Small Business Trends and has been following trends in small businesses since 2003. She is the owner of BizSugar, a social media site for small businesses.