How Anti-Spam Service Defends Your SME From Cyber Attacks

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Cyber attacks cost UK SMEs thousands of pounds every year in lost revenue, lost customers and disruption. The number of attacks, and attempted attacks, is on the up, so it’s essential you act now to protect your business from malware, phishing scams and other digital dangers.

Using an anti-spam service is a simple but effective way to prevent potentially harmful emails reaching your inbox. Having this first line of defence in place will help you, and your team, to keep your business safe from harm.

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What Is An Anti-Spam Service?

An anti-spam service is designed to stop spam emails entering your computer system. This is important as spam messages often contain malware or links to malicious websites which, if clicked, can infect your computer and trigger a cyber attack.

Even if they’re not carrying malware, spam emails can be dangerous as many are actually phishing scams. These messages will encourage you to enter private details that can then be used to extract money or hack your sensitive data. Phishing scams can be very sophisticated, so it’s important you weed out as many as possible before they land in your inbox.

How Does An Anti-Spam Service Work?

An anti-spam service will scan all incoming emails and block any that it finds to be suspicious. This will limit the number of malicious messages and phishing attacks that get through, reducing the amount of cyber attacks your business is exposed to. As cyber attacks can be extremely disruptive, investing in this type of service will help to protect your business and keep things running smoothly.

Added Anti-Spam Protection

If you want to develop a more comprehensive anti-spam policy, you could install a firewall with and anti-spam feature. This will provide an added layer of protection by scanning emails as they come in and blocking any suspected of being malicious.

Working with a trusted IT provider can also help you reduce the risk of cyber attack. They’ll be able to train your team members to spot potentially dangerous emails, ensuring any spam messages that do get through go straight in the trash. An IT provider will also be able to talk you through other steps you can take to reduce your exposure to cyber attacks and protect your business and your customers.

If you’d like to learn more about stopping spam and protecting your business, Download the Ultimate Guide To Defending Your SME Against Cyber Attacks or speak to a member of our expert team today.

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