How Much Risk Can You Accept?

July 28th, 2013

The online and digital security issues that are facing businesses and personal users today are not issues that should be taken lightly or otherwise left to chance. Arranging for, and making use of, the best security resources and services can do much to ensure that your personal and financial information is less likely to fall into the wrong hands. Working with an IT service that specializes in issues of online security can give you an easier way to ensure that your network, user information and Read the rest of this entry »

The Basics of Securing Your Home Network.

May 26th, 2013

In-home wireless networks are extremely convenient, allowing you to work or play on your laptop anywhere in your home. However, home WiFi networks can present problems if you don’t properly secure the network.

The best way to secure your home WiFi network is to protect it with a password. This method requires anyone who use the network to log in with the password and presents your neighbors or people on the street trolling for WiFi Read the rest of this entry »

Penetration Testing: Still A Valuable Tool.

March 25th, 2013

Not many companies do business without computers. Some companies cannot do business at all without technology. When holes open up in the system, unpermitted visitors get their hands on all kinds of sensitive information. The average business has a vast customer list and in-house departments. An important company uses penetration testing that blocks the dangers of the computer world.

Carry out tests to review the safety and quality of the network. Security professionals use the same hacker techniques that infiltrate systems.I found some more information here. These pros Read the rest of this entry »

Maintaining Real-Time Internet Security

April 18th, 2012

Network security is one of the most important parts of any modern business in this highly-charged day and age. Companies are literally filled to the brim with employees who are all using the internet for different purposes. Employees use the internet to facilitate online meetings and conferences with people remotely and they also use their networks for online purchasing and shipping, as well as many other tasks that simply would not be possible without the internet. Networks like these open the way for businesses to expand, but they can also open the way for less productive or efficient aspects of the online universe.

Worms, viruses, spam and any other kind of malware are out there like forgotten landmines just waiting to be triggered. And with so many employees using the internet, the chances of uncovering one of these and possibly crippling your entire network have never been higher. Real-time internet security measures and filters are available that can blanket your t1 network and keep more of the bad stuff from getting in, but part of “real-time” means that they are working as we speak, up-to-date, all the time. Without a reliable XO communications service or t1 network backbone to support all of these ongoing countermeasures, you could suffer a network crash, and that could be bad for business. That’s why you not only need real-time security, but also a network that can handle it.

Teaching Your Kids How To Be Safe On The Internet.

August 19th, 2011

Most kids begin to surf on the Internet in grade school. The adventure of meeting new friends is very appealing as they are at an age when friends are very important to them. The stress often called peer pressure is very dangerous for kids since it will cause them to do things that can hurt them as the use of drugs and alcohol in non Internet related kids activities has proven. To keep your kids safe while surfing on the Internet insist that they do not give their Read the rest of this entry »

Helping Teenagers Learn and Practice Internet Security.

August 15th, 2011

One of the best ways to help teenagers learn and practice Internet security is to bring up the topic of Internet safety with them. Communication is an effective way to help teenagers use the Internet safely. Parents or other responsible adults should talk with teenagers about online reputation and sexting, online bullying and cyber security. Teens should also be made aware of the safe use of smart phones and cell phones when accessing the Internet, email Read the rest of this entry »

Upgrade Your Career With A Security Certification.

August 14th, 2011

Many IT professionals looking to enter the expanding security sector will need to get certified first. The reasons for certification are many and will depend largely on what the individual wants from his or her career. There are some common benefits though.

A security certification will allow any perspective employers to be able to quickly see that you are capable of filing their needs. Certification can only be had by passing an exam. This exam is made by industry professionals. Receiving the certification means you are qualified to Read the rest of this entry »

The Value Of An IT Certification.

August 10th, 2011

The importance of education, has led to the companies and potential employers putting different values on degrees and certifications. Even, if they are ranked the same in educational terms the title of your degree seems to have the loudest voice in that conversation.

It is not impossible, for you to get a job in the IT industry without a degree or certification in an IT related field, just that the chances are lower than a person with even less experience, but with an IT certificate obtaining that same position.

One of the biggest reasons why companies seem to favor IT Read the rest of this entry »