A malware can cause harm to a system or a network directly, or subvert them to be used by others, rather than as intended by their owners. It is a combination of two words: Mal meaning Bad and Ware meaning Software. In this tutorial, we will discuss various precautionary ways and the tools that can be used to protect our systems and networks from harmful Malware.
This tutorial has been prepared mainly for those professionals who are within the IT industry, working as IT specialists, System administrators, and Security administrators.
It is an elementary tutorial and you can easily understand the concepts explained here with a basic knowledge of how a company or an organization deals with its Computer and Network Security. However, it will help if you have some prior exposure on how to carry out computer updates regularly, setting up firewalls, antiviruses, etc.