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Here's How You Can Secure Your Home Computer for FREE

Posted by Marie Bradshaw on May 24, 2017 6:59:06 AM

With a slew of high-profile ransomware attacks, and the increasing number of ways your computer can be breached, you're probably wondering what you can do to protect your home computer.

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Topics: Security, Sophos

How The Internet Became a Cybercriminal's Playground

Posted by Erin Glade on Aug 29, 2016 11:45:21 AM

We are in a great era of technology; a vast collection of knowledge is quite literally at our fingertips, available at every moment. Social media, webmail, blogs, and websites have become toys in our playground.

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Topics: Scam, Security, Internet, cyber crime, technology

3 Ways to Boost Mobile Security

Posted by Marie Bradshaw on Feb 17, 2016 2:00:00 PM

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.

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Topics: Network Security, Tips, Managed IT, Mobile Device Management, Security

Using Internet Explorer 8, 9 or 10? You Could Be at Risk

Posted by Marie Bradshaw on Jan 26, 2016 9:27:21 AM

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.

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Topics: Network Security, Tips, computers, Microsoft, Security

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