Antivirus Software for School
The recent cyber-attacks that have attacked various companies in recent days, along with the
continuous threat of viruses, malware and, in general, any virtual 'entity' that can affect the privacy and
security of our computers, have made the Those in charge of laboratories and computer rooms in
schools are alert to improve the level of protection of all these devices while using antivirus and few
other points that should be kept in mind.
Today we want to delve into this question and talk about how to shield school computers to make them
more secure and protect them against all these external attacks. To do this, we propose some ideas
and tips designed specifically to apply in the computer rooms of schools.
1. Computers, Always Up To Date
Precisely the ransomware attacks that occurred in mid-May 2017 affected several hundred computers
that were out of date. Software developers, including those of operating systems, strive to provide
regular updates that fix security holes found in their programs.
These updates are offered free of charge and for long periods of time, so it is essential to keep our
computers and devices always updated with the latest 'patches' available. There are several ways to
do this, the easiest being to maintain automatic updates in the system that every little time install what
is necessary at all times.
2. The Software Must Be Legal
Beyond the ethical and moral debate that involves using non-legal software in the classroom, one of
the great problems of installing copies downloaded from the Internet in the educational environment is
that they can open a multitude of security holes, and be a headache in the classrooms.
Legal software also allows us to install updates that, as with operating systems, solve problems that
may be found in different programs. In addition to this, we must also avoid downloading from unsafe
sources to avoid installing or using patches or cracks, which are usually used to incorporate malicious