Firewalls: Don’t Skimp on Your Business’s Security

Firewalls: Don’t Skimp on Your Business’s Security In this installment of our “Is Consumer Grade enough for your business?” series, we’ll take a look at firewalls and the differences in the protection they provide your business. Security is quite possibly the most important concern for any business. You need to know that your critical data – both internal data and customer information – is secure. If that information is hacked or accessed by the wrong person, you may be opened up to a world of legal and financial trouble. Security On the most basic level, Consumer Grade firewalls or routers…

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5 Tips for Top-notch Password Security

5 Tips for Top-notch Password Security by Kim Komando used with permission from the Microsoft Small Business website Whether it’s a few PCs or hundreds on your network, there’s one thing that can separate your system from being compromised: a great password. Why? Hackers want access to anything and everything. If they can guess your user name and password, you might as well have given them your wallet and the keys to your building. Before we talk about what makes a good password, let’s begin with the first of five things to know and practice in using passwords. 1. Don’t…

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