Is your password secure?

Thursday, 13 February 2014 by

The number of accounts and websites we have to log in to is growing, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. One downside of this increased activity is that security breaches will also continue to rise as well. When it comes to security, often the weakest points are the passwords people use.

The importance of data security

Saturday, 08 February 2014 by

Recently, a server of a Texas health-care system was hacked, compromising the protected health-care records of approximately 405,000 individuals. The three-day attack, which took place in December of 2013 at the five-hospital St. Joseph Health System in Bryan, Texas, was one of the largest HIPAA security breaches ever, according to Department of Health and Human

Technology is becoming increasingly complex and many small to medium business owners and managers are finding it an increasing challenge to manage their systems, while also ensuring that they are secure. One way to prioritize security is to turn to an IT partner, many of whom offer managed antivirus solutions. While this is a viable

Small business owners often have a tough job. As the face of the business you will be held largely accountable for anything your business does, or anything that happens to your business. If there is a security breach of your systems and personal information is stolen, you will asked questions as to why. Therefore, it

Your IT system is the brain, heart, lungs and circulatory system of your business.  Just like you wouldn’t trust any doctor to handle your health, you shouldn’t trust your IT system to any just anyone or any company.  You need and deserve a Managed Service Provider (MSP) who is reliable, trustworthy, capable and who provides

While Hamlet may have been having a sort of existential crisis when he asked the question in famous soliloquy “To be or Not to Be,” we’re often faced with a similar–albeit less psychological–question when it comes to our computers. To update the software, or not to update. That, in my mind, is always the question

Is you network protected? Business owners understand the importance of installing a great alarm system monitored by a team of professionals. When a burglar attempts to break into a business, the alarm sounds and the authorities are notified. Common sense, right? However, what about your computer network security? Do you have the same level of threat

Passwords and You A list was released in the past few months that included the most commonly-used passwords of last year. These passwords, and any variation of these passwords, are some of the passwords that will be tried first when a hacker is attempting to get into an account. Considering the amount of data that

Wireless Security in your Business Securing your business’ wireless network must be a top consideration when purchasing and installing a new network or examining an existing one. With small and medium sized business, security is becoming ever more necessary. Here are some tips and suggestions that will help secure your company’s wireless network. 1 –

It is no secret that security is one of the top concerns facing business owners. Every piece of technology on a corporate network is at risk from a wide variety of security threats including your printers, Wi-Fi networks, storage, computers, and servers. It is crucial to consider your entire network when reviewing your IT security

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