Whether you’re an IT professional in a large corporation, a small business owner, or just want to make sure your personal computer is virus free, find the information you’re looking for at BrightHub. From data protection, to online privacy and compliance concerns, to facing every day computer and network security threats from viruses and malware find a wealth of resources from the most basic to the complex. If you’re concerned about the information security of your small business you can find a multitude of articles from writers who understand where you’re coming from. SMB / SME owners juggle many of the same issues and compliance standards as larger businesses, but with much smaller staffs and budgets. A prevalence of computer security threats means that small businesses are no less vulnerable than their larger counterparts, yet many small businesses remain unprotected and confused on how to safeguard their businesses with limited resources. Other non-techies who face security needs include parents, teachers and others seeking to protect their online privacy and keep their personal computer virus free. Read reviews of the top antivirus software, tips on being safe on the internet and even online etiquette. We also have advice for keeping kids safe while surfing the internet. For the more advanced, the Computer Security channel on BrightHub.com is a convenient resource for expert advice on a variety of security and compliance issues facing IT staff of medium and larger sized businesses today. Managing Editor Jean Amprimoz and a team of technology writers, offer well-researched articles and tips to help juggle the myriad and often confusing world of network security, PCI DSS compliance, online privacy concerns and data protection. In addition to informative small business security articles and information on how to protect their clients’, their employees’ and their own data. Don’t hesitate to ask questions of the professionals and voice your own opinion in the comments.
Google lets you search for links to third party information. Some of that information may contain personal data. If you see incorrect information linked to you, do you have the right to have Google remove it? Read on regarding the case of the “right to be forgotten.”
Open up any tech related site and you’re bound to see a new article on the prevalence of ransomware. How can you protect yourself against this despicable act? Read on to find out.
Google has set its sights on killing the user password… at least on Android devices. Big news from the Google I/O event as Google has unveiled the Trust API, which allows developers to use sensor and biometric data for authentication.
The FBI wants Apple to break a security feature on a terrorist’s phone. Apple says it will threaten every iPhone user out there. What’s happening and why should you care? Read on to find out!
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If you decide you no longer want or require encryption on your removable media, you can disable BitLocker To Go. Learn how to reverse encryption and return your data to its original state.
If you are highly concerned about security, you might be pleased to discover that Microsoft gives you the option of enabling 256-bit AES encryption, which increases the number of possible key combinations from 2128 to 2256. Learn how to change encryption strength in BitLocker.
Windows 8 BitLocker To Go applies the same AES encryption to USB flash drives that is available through BitLocker Drive Encryption for local drives. This portable version helps protect your data in transit between other Windows computers so you don’t have to worry if you lose your drive.
Although you probably won’t need to do so very often, knowing how to go about selecting a new password for your BitLocker account is imperative if you feel it may have been compromised. These straightforward steps will walk you through the process.
Find out how to encrypt any file for free with 7-Zip. Read this tutorial.