Mobile technologies are changing the way we do business. There are so many benefits to empowering your workforce with mobile solutions that enhance productivity. You have the ability to access data, and even work remotely. Everyone agrees, mobile + business = good things, but managing the flow of information to and from these many devices can be a big job.
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How well do you know your network?
Few things can seem more abstract than the health of your network. Be honest, it's not something you think about frequently, and when you do, you probably feel overwhelmed by the complexities of keeping it secure and running smoothly.
1. Set a pin or passcode.
Your passcode is your first line of defense. If someone wants to access your device, they'll first need to break this code. This is not always easy, and can operate as a deterrent against theft. Many mobile devices also have the option to unlock your phone using fingerprint authentication. Based on high levels of encryption, this is a very good option for securing your phone.
Recently, Microsoft "Tech Support" Phone Scams have been carried out even more frequently than usual. You may get a phone call from someone claiming to be a Microsoft Support Technician. Be prepared so you can protect yourself and your business from becoming the prey of scammers.
Microsoft announced that as of January 12, 2015, they will no longer provide security patches, automatic fixes, updates, or online technical assistance for Internet Explorer versions 8, 9 and 10.
Although there are many exciting biometric password technologies emerging, the good old-fashioned password is still as important as ever; possibly even more than ever before. Many people still have the feeling that it's unlikely their passwords will be compromised, but in reality, all of us are at risk. Your password is your first line of defense against hackers. That's why having a strong password is so important.
The internet is now more important in our lives than ever. But every day hackers and scam artists are finding new ways to take advantage of unsuspecting busineses and individuals. Learn how to protect yourself with these 5 tips for online security.
Flash Drives (or USB Drives) may seem like an innocuous item to find laying around in an office environment. You may find one and decide to use it, or simply plug it into your computer to see if you can identify an owner. What you might not know is that this can be bait used by hackers to gain access to your computer and network. Don't fall victim to the flash drive hacker scam.
Cyber security has become one of the most important parts of running a business. One tool none of us can do without is email, but sometimes even the best of us make emailing mistakes that can put us at risk for email scams. Make sure you and your employees know these simple tips for improving email security.
Cyber security is becoming more complex as hackers and malware become more stealthy. Unfortunately, some cyber attacks slip by unnoticed by network administrators because they don't immediately perform their destructive tasks. Instead, they sit dormant, sometimes for weeks waiting for the right time to attack. While this isn't a new concept, this tactic has recently been employed more heavily by attackers. Most alarmingly - gone are the days of having to click anything to infect your computer with the rise of drive-by download attacks.