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Layered Network Security: 5 Components Every Layered Security Solution Should Have & Why Employee Training Is A Must Have

Layered Network Security Solution

More and more threats are facing your business every day when it comes to data security and network security. Cyber criminals come up with new techniques and tactics to try and cause you trouble, steal your data and hold you hostage for big payouts. To combat this, cybersecurity experts and IT vendors should be protecting you using layered security. Take a look at what layered network security is, 5 of the leading pieces and why employee education/training is probably the most important piece of any companies data and network security.

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Your Company Laptop Was Stolen – Now What?

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It’s another Tuesday in the airport, and you just cleared the TSA line and went to the pretzel shop for a quick bite before you catch your plane. You sit your laptop down to get a straw, and the next second…your laptop is gone. It’s not in sight, nor is the thief who stole it. Now what? . . . .

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How to Spot Phishing Scams and Stop Cyber-Criminals from Stealing Your Data

Phishing Scams

Email is an essential part or our everyday communications. It is also one of the most common methods that hackers use to attempt to gain access to sensitive information. More than 90% of data breaches start with a phishing attack. “Phishing” uses fraudulent email messages designed to impersonate a legitimate person or organization and trick the recipient into downloading harmful attachments or divulging sensitive information, such as passwords, bank account numbers, and Social Security numbers. Read on to learn more and how to protect yourself from these scams.

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Andromeda’s Top Windows 10 Tips & Tricks for Increased Productivity and Ease of Use

If you’re like most busy professionals, you are always looking for quick tips and tricks to boost your productivity at the office. Your computer is a machine that will help you get things done quickly and may even help you get more done with less effort. In the interest of helping you be more productive and get more out of your machine, we’ve put together a list of quick tips and tricks to help boost productivity and ease of use with Windows 10. Check it out!

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5 Ways To Keep Cyber Criminals At Bay This Holiday

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Nobody wants to start the new year with a stolen identity or credit card fraud to deal with. This time of year is one of the biggest for retail – both brick and mortar and online. And any time people are buying things, cyber criminals and hackers are going to be trying to steal private information. Protect yourself this holiday and take a look at these 5 ways to keep the criminals at bay.

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5 Cyber Security Features/Protocols Your Business Needs To Protect Against Scammers, Hackers & Cyber Criminals

Top 5 Cyber Security Protocols | IT Support

Ever wonder what simple steps you could take to improve your overall network security? With new attacks and strategies hitting your network and employees daily, there are many different security tools and protocols available for your business. It is an ongoing battle but with the right planning and implementation, you can protect yourself. Learn more about these features and protocols here . . .

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Password Quick Tips – 6 Do’s And Don’ts

IT Password Protection Quick Tips | IT Data Networks

Passwords are the goalie of the internet. They prevent unwanted intruders from accessing accounts, personal information, messages and more. It is very easy to create ONE strong password but it can be very annoying/overwhelming to try and keep every password you use secure. We’ve put together some quick and simple tips you can use to create strong passwords. On top of that, we threw in three of our favorite security tools to help you out.

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3 Ways Data Encryption Can Save You From Unnecessary Stress, Spending & Headaches

Data Encryption Protection PII

When you think of data encryption, you might imagine top-secret files and espionage. Historically, militaries and governments protected messages and sensitive information using encryption. These days encryption has many more uses and with hackers and cyber criminals constantly after your data, it is important that you make use of this security measure.

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Holy Big Brother! Google Location History: An All Knowing Function You Probably Didn’t Know You’ve Enabled

Google Location History - IT Networks - Big Brother is Watching

Internet privacy is a touchy subject these days. With more and more connected devices in our homes and businesses, it is important that you know what settings allow in terms of data collection and your privacy. Google Location History is an interesting application that tracks your movement throughout the day. It is benign enough but you wouldn’t believe how closely this app can track your movements. Read on to get a look at how it works and also some instructions on how to enable it if you choose.

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5 Critical Components Any Professional Disaster Recovery Plan Must Have

Disaster Recovery Plan IT

If you are in business, you have most likely considered what you might do if a disaster hit. Disaster happens. Theft, hardware failure, ransomware and other viruses, even natural disasters . . . Disaster recovery and business continuity must be things you have planned for the safety of your business, your employees and your reputation. When considering a proper and professional disaster recovery plan, many variables need consideration. Read on for our 5 Critical Components Any Professional Disaster Recovery Plan Must Have.

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