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Providing Anti-virus software to employee home users

This solution provides a discussion on the benefits and drawbacks associated with a company providing anti-virus software to its employees for home use free of charge. Further this solution provides the student with an understanding of the roles of top manager, non-IT management, and IT professionals in maintaining network security.

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The main reason for the connection between a company's network and home users is due to the fact that many employees today conduct business from their homes. Working from home can come in the form of actually conducting a full's day work from the home to checking email over the weekend to prepare for the coming week. Many companies today utilize a Virtual Private Network technology to allow their employees to connect securely from their home computers gaining access to the company's network as if they were sitting at their desk at work. However once an employee accesses the company's network in this fashion that have made the company's network susceptible to any virus than may reside on their individual home computer. For this reason, companies that allow this type of external connection to take place should ...

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This solution provides a discussion on the benefits and drawbacks associated with a company providing anti-virus software to its employees for home use free of charge. Further this solution provides the student with an understanding of the roles of top manager, non-IT management, and IT professionals in maintaining network security.

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