Posts Tagged security

Computer Tip of the Day: Browse Safely

Browse Safely

All of us at one point or another have used the internet for work, school, entertainment, etc. We spend countless hours browsing the news, shopping, watching videos, even ordering food all from our computers or smartphones. In fact, in 2015, it was estimated that young ones between the ages of 16 and 24 spent more than 27 hours a week on the internet. But as activist Simon Wiesenthal once said, “The combination

3 Things to Know About Why Updates are Vital to Your Company’s Safety

Updates for Company Safety

Most of us have experienced the annoyance of waiting for our computers to update while we anxious drum our fingers wanting to move onto the next task. But rather than be annoyed, it is important to remember why we have these updates in the first place. In this blog post, we will discuss 3 things to know about why updates are vital for your company’s safety. Hackers Exploit Out-of-Date Systems

We Ask: What’s Your Businesses Weakest Security Link?

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Cyber attacks are most often blamed on malicious outside sources. Hackers will attempt to break into computer networks and steal confidential corporate data. However, the lack of security knowledge or unintentional carelessness of a company’s employees sometimes leaves the door ajar and enables these cyber criminals to squeeze through the opening. As well as obtaining some tech support for your New York business, the following are some sensible steps you

Computer Tips: Five Ways to Make Your Passwords Hack-Resistant

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Computer tips are a great way to simplify your online experience. Check out these tips on password security: Creating a secure password is a must in today’s world of online banking and information storage, especially for business-related activity. While it may seem easier to come up with one password and use it for everything, it’s not advisable. Just as in the physical world, there are virtual thieves happy to misappropriate information if you leave yourself and your

How to Create a Password to Protect Your Computer

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A password is a word or string of characters you use for user authentication. You must know it in order to prove your identity or gain approval to access an account. A hacker is a person who illegally gets access to a computer system and tampers with the information. Tips on how to protect your computer from hackers are below. Do not use a password that contains parts of your name or