Network Security Checklist

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Network Security Checklist

Network security is an essential part of modern business and might seem too complex but there are steps you can take to protect your network and data, both hardware and software solutions.

It is impossible to make networks 100% secure but certain measures can be taken to help reduce the risks and threats your business faces.

These threats come from many different fronts. For example the more users on multiple devices using numerous different applications, the more vulnerable your network becomes.

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Review Network Security Solutions and Network Security Policy.

Network Security Checklist

Help reduce the risks.
Monitor Traffic

Monitor traffic both ways, coming in and going out your firewall.

Read reports and don’t rely on alerts to identify dangerous activity.


Check firewall and anti-virus software is secure and update with latest patches.

Prevent threats from getting in by keeping security patches up to date.

Threat Activity

Watch out for new threats, recently discovered and confirmed software vulnerabilities and exploits.

Security Protocols Training

Train all team members in security protocols and report anything suspicious.

Training what to do, what not to do, and how to protect the network.

Data Backups

Protect against data loss.

Frequently asked questions
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  • Why is a Checklist Important?

    Does the running of your business include several repetitive tasks? If there’s no guidance or procedure in place, it’s possible for some of the steps in the process to get forgotten. This is why checklists are important.

    People get distracted, and when something gets forgotten, it’s much harder to recover than if they’d completed the task right in the first place.

    Guidance every step of the way makes sure something is completed perfectly every time.

    Read More: Why is a Checklist Important?

  • Checklist To Reduce Mistakes

    We all carry enormous knowledge and experience that we want to apply effectively, but we are all prone to make mistakes. There’s only so much we can store in our heads without forgetting something. How to maximise our use of knowledge?

    The simple answer to this problem is to use checklists.

    Read More:  Power Of A Simple Checklist To Reduce Mistakes

  • What types of checklist are there?

    How many types of checklists are there? Two. What are the two types of checklists? Read-Do and Do-Confirm checklists are about how you use checklists.

    Read More: Types of checklist: What are the two most powerful Checklist Types?

  • Checklist Software

    A checklist is a way to document each step needed to complete a task. A detailed set of instructions, a guide of how something is done. 

    Checklist software allows you to document every step of a process to be used over and over again.

    Read More: Checklist Software

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