Essential Network Security for Your Business

Security for Your Business

It seems almost every day another news story surfaces about a data breach that occurred in which vital information such as credit card data, addresses or personal health information was stolen.  Even the U.S. Secret Service recently reported the theft of a laptop containing important security information from one of their agent’s vehicles.  Many businesses are beginning to realize they simply cannot afford to skimp anymore on the products and

Pursuing the New

Pursuing the New

Three factors should be considered when purchasing new or upgraded computer gear: security, usage, and budget. Upgrading equipment is necessary at times but it’s not always necessary to get rid of old equipment. New equipment has its obvious uses, but older equipment can be reassigned and not thrown away saving a significant amount of money. For instance, an older computer can be used as a print server for printing documents, or for a file server which shares files

Basic Security Aspects

Security

There are two basic types of employees revolving around any given business — current employees, and employees who are discharged from a company (Employees who are fired, who quit, or who retire). One small or missed detail in a business’ security infrastructure can result in vast databases of compromised computer data and/or personal data — fortunately, the computer industry is constantly at work in searching out security vulnerabilities to make

Securing Your Small Business

Securing Your Small Business

Cyber attacks have been on the rise in recent years, and small businesses are often a common target for hackers as it is assumed that smaller businesses will not have the same resources as larger corporations, and will thus be more vulnerable. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help protect your businesses from a cyber attack; here are just a few of the steps you can take to

How to Create a Strong and Effective Password

Create Strong Effective Passwords

Every website you visit online wants you to create an account that includes a new password. Using a standard password may be easy but will not ensure your information is secure. Here are valuable tips to create passwords that cannot be cracked. Do Not Use the Same Password Despite how frustrating creating multiple passwords is, it is a necessary evil. Assuming any account you create online is benign could lead