Avast have today launched Avast Business Small Office Protection, a solution for small businesses that provides robust, real-time cyber protection that’s easy to install and cost-effective. Securing up to 10 business devices, the product is ideal for entrepreneurs and home offices.
The launch of a solution for small businesses is timely, with Garmin hitting the headlines as ransomware victims and their files encrypted with a $10 million demand for the decryption key, it’s a great reminder that checking that your work computers are protected could save you a lot of stress, not to mention cost.
Avast Business Small Office Protection is an all-in-one security solution for small businesses that protects all types of devices, protecting a maximum of 10 separate devices on any platform. Avast Business Small Office Protection works seamlessly with existing hardware, and includes advanced features that help prevent data breaches, fraud, financial data theft, and hacking – all while helping to boost employee productivity.
Avast Business Small Office Protection
Features for PC and Mac devices
- Ransomware Shield
Prevents ransomware and other malicious software from harming files in protected folders
- Email Shield
Continuously checks incoming and outgoing emails to ensure they are malware-free
- Data Shredder
Permanently deletes confidential files that contain financial or customer data that don’t need to be recovered
- Remote Access Shield (Available on Windows only)
Blocks unwanted remote connections to prevent Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) exploits, which often are abused for ransomware attacks, and brute-force attacks
Features for Android and iOS operating software
- Wi-Fi Security
Checks the security of any Wi-Fi network, public or private, before connecting
- Password Leak
Monitors unlimited email addresses for password leaks
- Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Lets the user privately browse the web
Avast Business Small Office Protection does not require expert IT skills for installation and operation. Installation is simple and quick, and no further management or maintenance is required.
“Small business owners are aware of the need to protect their companies from cyber-threats, but find that there is simply not enough time in the day to research the innumerable products on the market. Our new product is designed to offer complete defense from cyber-threats with minimal set-up, zero maintenance, and no IT expertise required.”
– Vita Santrucek, General Manager, Avast Business
Avast Business Small Office Protection is compatible with Windows, Mac, Android, and iPhone operating systems and costs £112.99 per year covering 10 devices.
(If you are really lucky, when you visit the Avast website today you’ll get a pop up offering a 10% discount and snag Avast Business Small Office Protection for just £101.69)