Posts Tagged ‘IT Security’

5 Important Aspects of Business Continuity

Business continuity. Maybe you’ve heard the term recently. What it means in technology is the ability to recover from disaster scenarios with minimal fallout and cost to your IT budget. The following five aspects of this practice will help you determine if you are ready for a disaster scenario.   -Disaster Recovery Plan A disaster…

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Two-Factor Authentication

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Many people don’t know about Two-Factor Authentication (or two-step authentication), but are using it daily. Two-factor authentication means that you have two sets of identification that verify a user’s identity. Basically, the information requested is for two things that only the user should know, and this information authenticates that the user IS the person they…

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Password Management 101

I know you’re excited when you hear the words “Create a New Password”, right? In IT, we hear a LOT about the struggle to track different sites and applications that need a username and password. So what are the best practices to ensure that when created, the username and password are both effective and memorable?…

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I Have Computer Security Software, So Why Should I Worry About Public Wi-Fi?

There’s a common misunderstanding about how Wi-Fi relates to your computer’s security. Wi-Fi is basically the access road to the internet. Once data is released into Wi-Fi, the security of your computer can no longer protect that data. There are secured Wi-Fi channels, which means that you must enter a password to connect, and then…

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The Basics of Computer Viruses

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One of our engineers, Charlie, created a slide deck to clearly present the basics of computer viruses. This is the perfect explanation if you don’t know where to start but want to understand what technicians are talking about when they talk about viruses!   Thanks, Charlie! Remember to reach out if you have any questions…

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