Everyone knows the importance of passwords. From ancient days, secret passwords have been used to authorize entry for those who know them. Those who could not accurately state the password were restricted access and may even have been considered enemies. That’s the idea behind the use of passwords in the field of computing. The problem is that many passwords are too
You may be bored enough to read the cereal box some morning when you’re eating breakfast, but it’s not particularly exciting literature. Neither is network documentation. But like the cereal ingredients’ description on the box, good documentation will tell you exactly what’s in your network. And there are plenty of reasons you want your documentation to be good — whether it’s
Every company with remote workers should follow a set of best practices for remote access security.
You are unique in this world, with an identity that no other person has. But sometimes you are called upon to verify your identity in order to access certain services. An identification card may be required for you to cash a check, pick up a prescription, or enter a secure building. In the IT world, identity and access management (IAM) is a discipline
Small businesses are a growing target for cyber-attacks. In fact, the Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) reports that small businesses comprise 43% of cyber-attack victims.
If you have a fleet of phones in use by your employees out in the field, then you basically have an added level of exposure for each of those phones.
If you are practicing proper computer security measures, then you are running routine backups. Do you have a policy for your backups? Is it written down? If so, then add it to your official policy manual so anyone can easily understand and implement it if you have a technology personnel change (this could be an internal person, or an outside firm).
Get IT We know that all the IT (Information Technology) lingo can be confusing. Occasionally we like to post the definitions to terms that we use often. This post is specific to risks that employees encounter often that can completely derail operations. Although these all sound very scary (and they are), through education and user security training, your employees can avoid
Arming Your Employees With Basic User Security Training Is Job One From desktop to mobile to cloud–technology changes quickly and so do the threats and security measures designed to mitigate them. The best way to arm your staff is thru comprehensive online user security training. How do you teach what you don’t know? The truth is, you can’t. Luckily, there are
Of course, you want to use the best suite of software you can after all your business runs on it! One of your best productivity solutions is Microsoft Office 365. But don’t stop after the first download of MS Office products. You need to maximize your MS Office 365 investment. Most people look at Microsoft Office 365 as the primary suite of