Quarter of company desktops lack security software, survey shows

Given that every Windows PC comes with a fairly good anti malware package (Windows Defender) I suspect a bit of marketing legerdemain from Kaspersky, a company that sells…antivirus software. Configuring the PC security controls and keeping it up to date are more important than installing third party av packages..:

[…] Commenting on the findings, Kaspersky’s principal security researcher David Emm said that company devices are “at greater risk of cyber threats” when used away from the office.

“Therefore, it’s troubling to discover that nearly a quarter of corporate computers and smartphones lack antivirus software, leaving them potentially vulnerable to attack,” he added. “It’s important that all businesses pre-install staff computers and devices with security software to ensure they are protected at all times.”

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