In other words, when running any type of business network you have to put a focus on your network security at some level. No operating system is safe. A good general rule of thumb is if you use a computer that plugs into a network or the Internet then you need to be running security software. I will even encounter networks that use an appliance that eliminates viruses at the level of the Internet connection and I still recommend to them to at least be running Antivirus on their computers.
Apple is great. They have great consumer products and have a great support channel to those consumers but don't let a great brand and marketing strategy convince you to steer your business away from best practices. OS X and Apple is not immune to these types of security issues. Frankly, the false sense of security they breed makes their users potentially more vulnerable.
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Vision Computer Solutions president, David Marino, has been a Metro Detroit business leader for over 30 years. Upon joining Vision in 1999, his passion for simplifying the lives of others by utilizing all aspects of technology was instantaneous. Outside of work, David’s passions revolve around family, faith and fitness. In his free time, David enjoys participating in mini-triathlons, spending time with his wife Linda and their four children as well as giving back to their church, Our Lady of Victory Church.
This determination comes from an internal study by Blackblaze of a data center's worth of hard drives. Data centers are good subject matters for studies like this because they're basically massive warehouses filled with thousands of hard drives (aka, "where the Internet lives").
The type of data