Network Security

Network administrators are in charge of creating and maintaining a company’s network to be safe and secure at all points. If you need something set up or secured, use our guides, tips, and tricks written by experts.

Fighting Against Cyber Security Risks

The article highlights how you can make your business network, business devices, and storage all more secure. Cyber security is growing more important are people are sacrificing security for convenience. With these tips, you can bulk up your security to avoid falling victim to a hacker.

Reasons Why You May Want To Use A VPN

Simply put, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) enables remote access to a group of networked computers through a public interface, such as the Internet. VPNs are often used by businesses and schools to grant authorized employees or students access to network resources.

A Guide to Network Security for the Small Business

Network security is the sum of all policies and measures adopted to monitor and prevent unauthorized access and use of the organization’s computing resources. In the age where security concerns are at an all-time high and attracting front page news, network security becomes a critical function.

Test Your Security Terminology Knowledge!

Are you a network security administrator? Do you know your SNMP from your MRTG? How about your IPS and your IDS? Take this security terminology quiz to see just how much you know in this quiz on security terminology.

Do Hacktivists Hack Businesses?

The recent spate of cyber attacks has brought the role of hacktivists into center stage. Hacktivist groups such as Anonymous and LulzSec have claimed responsibility for much of the major high profile hacks in the recent past. But is there a method in the madness? Whom do hacktivists target?

A Disaster Plan for Customer Privacy Rights Breaches

The advancement in computing and networking has made things easy, but also increases instances of cyber crime. Leveraging the benefits offered by technology requires posting and storing sensitive private data online, but cyber criminals stealing such data for their nefarious ends is commonplace.

Understanding Anti-Spam Laws

An estimated 90 percent of all emails in mid 2010 were spam; contrast this against seven percent in 2001. To make matters worse, most of these are fraud or deceptive in nature, and may contain malware or other security risks. Anti-spam laws that try to control the menace have met limited success.

10 Cyber Security Tips for Small Business Owners

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.

Vulnerability Scanning Methodologies

Vulnerability scanning methodologies provide IT security staff and administrators with ways to detect problems with a network before a malicious attack happens. Various types of scans and tools permit the administrator to know which vulnerabilities pose the greatest risk to the environment.

How Do You Measure Security and the Cloud?

As the Internet has expanded to do more tasks than were ever envisioned, the latest manifestation is the Cloud. The “Cloud” is the Internet, but what makes it different is that Cloud services have a destination. You can store files or run programs. But recent events have made its security suspect.

Do Facebook Privacy Issues Put Your Business at Risk?

Over 350 million people and businesses use Facebook and other social media websites. Many of those people post information that might otherwise be considered private or confidential about themselves (and sometimes the places where they work). Do these employees place your business at risk?

Fundamental Principles of Information Security

How do you protect your systems and its contents? That’s where information security comes in. It is concerned about policies, strategies, procedures, tools and mechanisms to safeguard information and information systems from unauthorized access, alteration, theft or physical damage.

Instituting Strong Password Guidelines and Policies

Anyone, and I mean anyone, can break into your computer, your network or personal folder and view, steal or compromise your information. If Google or the Pentagon can get hacked, you, too, can be hacked. But you can prevent 80-90% of hackers from accessing your system if you follow some basic rules