Computer security may not be on your list of things to worry about, but take our word for it: taking precautions to protect your course against security threats is getting more and more critical.
4 Steps to Protecting Your Data & Your Operations From Malware
Like nearly every business in the United States, your golf course and pro shop are undoubtedly reliant upon technology.
Businesses of every size require computers, devices, and the Internet to stay relevant in a business world that can no longer function without them. Being a cloud-based service, we at foreUP are especially aware of the convenience that comes along with the ability to deliver our service to anyone with an Internet connection. However, we also recognize the risks that come along with being on the web.
We take great care to build our golf management software in a safe, secure way that protects our clients and their customer data.
However, we can’t do it on our own!
Protecting your customers and keeping your point of sale or tee sheet software secure is a joint effort, and your golf course needs to be prepared and diligent in doing your part.
Because you access foreUP, or other cloud-based softwares, from your course computer or personal laptop, it is important to make sure that your computers and devices are clean and secure. Maintaining the computer security requires staying virus and malware free.
Before we get to the steps you should take, there are some things to understand about Malware and how it makes it way into your system.