The internet may be dangerous. It just takes one bad link to compromise your company’s data. With cyber criminals continuously attacking organizations through automated techniques, it’s critical to keep your internet security up to date. That’s why we’re so excited to hear that Microsoft is working on a big security upgrade for its Microsoft Edge browser, which will provide greater protection to all users.
It is introducing new security features and improving current ones.
Perhaps you’ve previously encountered features like Password Monitor. This notifies you if any of your stored passwords have been compromised as a result of a data breach, pushing you to change them right away.
SmartScreen technology is also available to help protect you from phishing schemes and viruses.
This compares webpages to a list of known malicious websites and analyzes URLs for any suspicious patterns or attributes. If it identifies an error, it will notify you before proceeding to the site.
Why should you be concerned with all of these security updates?
It all boils down to this: Using a less secure browser may expose you to a variety of online risks. Cyber criminals are continuously devising new methods to exploit software flaws, so staying up to date on the newest security measures is critical.
Plus, let’s be honest: no one likes to deal with the fallout from a cyber attack. The effects of a breach may be far-reaching, whether it’s dealing with financial losses, identity theft, or simply the difficulty of clearing up the mess.
You may lower your chance of falling prey to such attacks by using a safe browser like Microsoft Edge.
Of course, we all know that not everyone is a cyber security specialist. That is why Microsoft is making it simple to keep secure without requiring a computer science degree.
The new security measures are built-in and simple to use, so you don’t have to bother about manually setting anything. You may explore the web with confidence.
If you’re not already using Edge, give it a go. And if you need help getting your 365 suite optimized for your business, get in touch.