Essential Wireless Network Security Tips for Small Business

Wireless network security tips from Pili Mar In an age dominated by smartphones and tablets, wireless networks have become an increasingly attractive option for many small businesses. With a wireless network, team members can easily collaborate on mobile devices and laptops from anywhere in the office. Employees can join the network or change locations without any wires to manage. That convenience and portability brings challenges, however, and businesses that choose to go wireless must plan carefully. In addition to some reduction in speed, wireless networks pose an increased security risk. To minimize your risk, consider a few basic tips for…

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Why PCI Compliance is Not Enough Security

Why PCI Compliance is Not Enough Security There’s a ferry near eMazzanti’s office in Hoboken that takes commuters to mid-town Manhattan in less than 10 minutes. Because of experience and safety regulations, passengers feel confident that they will complete the journey. Like ferry safety regulations, PCI compliance is the retail industry’s standard for safeguarding customers’ credit card information. But is it enough security to protect everyone? Not Enough Lifeboats The Titanic was compliant. Yet, half of the passengers lost their lives because there weren’t enough lifeboats. Remarkably, the White Star Line, the operator of the ship, actually provided more lifeboat…

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Is my Small Business Wireless Network Secure?

If you are asking this question, the answer is probably no. Security threats are increasing constantly. And wireless networks require extra attention. But who has the time? As an IT consultant who specializes in data security, it’s not hard to see that the current explosion of wireless devices will soon be followed by a flood of wireless data security issues. I hope that by helping you be prepared I can save you trouble down the road. We All Like Wireless Networks You depend on your wireless network. It’s convenient. It makes you more productive. And employees and customers like to…

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