Antivirus software is about 40 percent effective, according to ZueS Tracker, a tool that tracks malicious hosts. This statistic is startling, especially for organizations that rely almost solely on antivirus to protect their most sensitive data from malicious attacks.
Truly protect your business with whitelisting. It is, essentially, the inverse of antivirus. Antivirus identifies malicious content and stops it from attacking your environment. Whitelisting, on the other hand, is a process of identifying what should be able to run in your environment and blocking everything else.