You have users clamoring to work at home using their personal computers and they need to access internal network resources. A VPN server might do the job, but then you realize your remote user computers aren’t managed at all and could put your network at risk. What options do you have?
Small business owners are no less susceptible to cyber attacks than big companies, but typically have no personnel to help secure their business from these threats. This article will provide cyber security tips to help small business owners secure their businesses at a very minimal cost.
Trying to find out how an intrusion detection systems works? It would take a book to completely explain this; nevertheless, this article will provide an introductory answer to the question.
Many people use the terms encryption or cryptography interchangeably. However, they are different. Cryptography is the science of secret communication, while encryption refers to one component of that science. Get the basic definitions here.
Virtual private network, what is it? If you’ve been searching for an easy to understand definition of a virtual private network, then you’ve found it. This article explains it and provides some perspective that will help you put the term in perspective in today’s highly Internet-dependent society.
In this day and age of computers and high speed Internet, when your personal data is compromised, you can guarantee that someone is bound to gain from them financially. If you want to learn how to deal with this threat, read on, and be introduced to the concept of personal computer data security.
Securing personal data is important to anyone who uses computers and the Internet today; however, not everyone knows what top free tools are out there to help in the quest to secure their personal data. Read on if you want to know what these top free tools and apps are and where you can get them.
Do you use Microsoft Outlook? If so, you might want to read this article as it enumerates security features you may not realize exist in Microsoft Outlook that may help protect you from viruses, worms, spam, phishing, and other nasty things that can come in through e-mail.
Want to use names to access one or more of your home servers? Guess what, you can. You simply need to edit your system’s hosts file and add IP address-name mapping.
Looking for your hosts file and now you can’t find it? Then this article is for you. Relax, all is not lost.
With the recent release of Windows 7 in October 2009, it is imperative for security professionals to continue to understand and be aware of areas that could impact the security of a computer system. In this article we will look at the hosts file and how it appears/used in Windows 7.