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Realistic Password Management Tips

No doubt you have read numerous articles warning you to have strong passwords and a different password for every account. For most people this advice is unrealistic since most of us have at least 20+ accounts all requiring a username and password – everything from online banking, social media profiles, online stores to paying for […]

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Important tips on reducing employee theft

Thieving employees can destroy a business that took years of blood-sweat-tears to create. Not only do the owners suffer but all the honest-harding staff possibly losing their jobs. This post provides some tips for helping to reduce employee theft.

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Security Checklist Tips for Retail

More than ever its vital for every business to employ effective security policies and checklists for making sure systems are in order. Below are some checklist tips that should be of benefit to you focusing on Retail. I have created overall security checklists but for this post I have just provided additional retail focused ones.

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Ransomware is a Major Issue for Business

What is very bad is that the encryption process cannot be undone by running a simple virus scan. Encryption is the process of making data unreadable by using extremely complex mathematical algorithms. To unlock the encrypted data you need a “key” and in regards to ransomware the hacker holds that key.

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6 Basic Must-Have Security Rules for Staff

All it takes is for one staff member to infect their own device with malware or a virus at home or on public wifi and plug it into the business network. For small businesses who do not even have an IT department BYOD will be a major cause of unwanted intrusion in 2014.

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Simple Tasks to Protect Your Wireless Network

Providing a wireless network for your staff may offer convenience to move about the office freely and avoid the spaghetti-effect of intertwined network cables but wireless comes with its own vulnerabilities that can expose your business to threats.

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Why BYOD is bad for most small businesses

If you have children and a family computer you might have already had to clean out junk software that the children have downloaded and even somehow got the computer infected with multiple forms off malware and other nasties. Now imagine taking that same computer to your work and plugging it into your business network.

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Password Security Tips for SMB

Most hackers know that people will use the same password for many accounts and sometimes using the same password “structure” but changing a few characters to come out with a password that is different but still roughly the same.

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