Why Corporate Laptops Need More Security

Why Corporate Laptops Need More Security

In the age of high-speed broadband and 5G networks, executives and employees are no longer confined to their office desks. With the rise of hybrid workplaces and the increasing trend of remote work, individuals can now open their laptops and be productive from anywhere they choose. This newfound flexibility has been particularly embraced by tech companies, marketing firms, and professional services organizations, which actively encourage work-from-home arrangements and provide employees with laptops and the freedom to work from various locations.

While this shift towards a more mobile workforce has its advantages, it has also raised concerns among IT professionals regarding the security of these laptops. In the past, when employees primarily worked from the office, IT teams could easily manage and secure devices within a controlled and secure network environment. However, with laptops now being used on random Wi-Fi networks, ensuring their protection has become a critical challenge.

Enter TruPoint and its innovative solution, TruDesktop. TruDesktop offers a simple yet powerful solution to the security concerns faced by IT professionals. This comprehensive platform combines automated patching, defense against crypto attacks, antivirus capabilities, and more to safeguard laptops in a mobile work environment.

One of the key features of TruDesktop is its remote management and monitoring system. With this system in place, IT professionals can remotely oversee the security of laptops, regardless of the network they are connected to. This means that laptops used by employees working from coffee shops, co-working spaces, or even their own homes can still receive the same level of protection as if they were connected to the office network.

Automated patching is another crucial component of TruDesktop. Keeping laptops up to date with the latest software patches is vital to mitigating security vulnerabilities. In traditional office environments, IT teams would take care of this task for employees. However, with laptops now being used outside the office, it becomes challenging to ensure that all devices are regularly updated. TruDesktop automates the patching process, ensuring that laptops are always protected with the latest security updates, no matter where they are used.

Furthermore, TruDesktop provides defense against crypto attacks, a growing concern in the cybersecurity landscape. Cryptocurrency mining malware can hijack system resources and compromise the security and performance of laptops. TruDesktop includes robust defenses to identify and block crypto attacks, keeping laptops and the sensitive data they contain secure.

Of course, antivirus protection is a fundamental component of any comprehensive security solution, and TruDesktop delivers on this front as well. It offers advanced antivirus capabilities that detect and eliminate malware, viruses, and other threats that could potentially compromise the security of laptops. With TruDesktop, employees can work confidently, knowing that their devices are protected by a powerful antivirus solution.

For those organizations that want to eliminate local devices altogether, TruPoint’s cloud desktops (TruWorkspace desktop-as-a-Service) eliminate the need for costly infrastructure investments and software licenses. By leveraging cloud desktops, in conjunction with thin client devices, businesses can completely remove the risk of data security breaches on their local computers.

The rise of remote work and the mobility of today’s workforce have presented new challenges for IT professionals in securing laptops. However, TruPoint’s TruDesktop provides a simple yet effective solution to address these concerns. By combining automated patching, defense against crypto attacks, antivirus protection, and a remote management and monitoring system, TruDesktop ensures that laptops remain secure, regardless of where they are used. With TruDesktop, organizations can embrace the benefits of a mobile workforce without compromising on security.

TruPoint is focused on delivering best-in-class information security and compliance for our customers. Contact Us to schedule a free IT assessment to find out how TruPoint can help with all your IT needs.