Small and medium-sized businesses or SMBs are frequently targeted by cybercriminals for various reasons. It can be due to their limited resources, smaller IT staff, or simply the lack of experience of IT personnel of their business. This is why Avast now offers a solution in the form of Avast Business Antivirus Pro - an antivirus for SMBs and managed service providers (MSPs).
What is Avast Business Antivirus Pro?
Avast Business Antivirus Pro offers multiple functionalities such as browser protection, anti-spam and anti-phishing protection, remote management, firewall protection, etc. These are industry standard antivirus solutions you can expect from this program. While Avast uses unique names for its features such as File Shield, Behavior Shield, and Web Shield, all these features block viruses coming into your device from different gateways.
It’s this next-generation antivirus feature that will protect your device and your data. The program also offers network monitoring features that detect suspicious activity in your internet service provider (ISP). This works in tandem with the Real Site feature which blocks hackers from taking over your Domain Name System (DNS) including those that use DNS over HTTPS (DoH) protocol. For example, any attempt by a scammer to send you a link to a fraudulent website will be blocked.
A related feature is the Behavior Shield which blocks malware from accessing applications and other functionalities in your computer. The program will then warn you of suspicious activity. You’re also protected from viruses or malware disguised as files thanks to the File Shield feature. In an office setting where you receive a ton of cold emails, this filters out any malware sent via email.
Does Avast Business Antivirus Pro protect servers?
Now that more companies are embracing the remote-work setup, more users are beginning to use servers as a means to store company data. While it is beneficial for your organization to use, it is also susceptible to hackers that can steal all your important data. This is why Avast Business Antivirus Pro offers Server Protection.
It’s multi-layered protection for your company’s data; the feature already includes Sharepoint Server Protection (SSP) and Exchange Server Protection (ESP). Antivirus systems must remain up to date with changing cyber risks facing Windows servers, in order to secure new cloud-based technology. Avast’s intuitive approach analyzes the behavior of malware and viruses and adapts to new technologies.
In addition, the server malware security operates with cloud-based technologies, regardless of the operating system used to access it. All devices that use Windows server security tools are handled from a single unified structure with our next-generation endpoint protection. In turn, it facilitates a remote work setup, keeps your data and personal information safe, and saves your company time and money.
Bring you and your business total peace of mind
As a new and growing business, protecting your devices and data is important. Avast Business Antivirus Pro may just be the program for you as it does the heavy lifting for you. It doesn’t require an experienced IT team to deploy. All you need is one platform to manage and deploy Avast Business solutions to your whole company. Best of all, it continuously detects cyber threats and malware on your device and on the company's server.