Tag Archives: Firewall

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Changing your firewall? Here are some things to consider

Technology is constantly changing. Consumers and business alike often want the “latest and greatest” when it comes to hardware and software, but this is often particularly true when it comes to the security companies need to put into place to protect their networks and data. Firewall technology has been a staple on computer networks for years, and businesses are always Continue Reading...
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Top Ways To Protect Your Company From Data Loss

Data loss. Security breach. Intrusion attempts. Hacking. These words can make any business owner, head of IT, or manager shudder with fear. While major websites or retailers being hacked and having their customer data stolen (or shared online) makes the news, in reality businesses of all sizes are being hacked on a daily basis. Companies with less than 100 employees Continue Reading...
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Three Things To Consider When Changing Your Firewall

Technology is constantly changing. Consumers and business alike often want the “latest and greatest” when it comes to hardware and software, but this is often particularly true when it comes to the security companies need to put into place to protect their networks and data. Firewall technology has been a staple on computer networks for years, and businesses are always Continue Reading...
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The End of Microsoft’s Windows XP Support

In a few short months, Microsoft will officially stop supporting Windows XP, which has been widely recognized as the most popular operating system to date. When support officially ends, no further updates or security patches will be made available to users who still run XP as their OS. The big concern for those users will be whether or not malicious Continue Reading...
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Data Loss Statistics, and How To Protect Your Company

When you hear the term “data loss”, it’s usually from a media report detailing the latest issue a company is facing. Unfortunately in today’s headlines, it’s Target that has announced it may have had over 40 million accounts compromised during the holiday shopping season. Here in Massachusetts businesses can be fined up to $5000 per customer record that’s lost or Continue Reading...
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Things To Consider When Implementing A BYOD Policy

Mobile technology is still growing at a rapid pace. Employees are commonly equipped with smart phones, tablets, iPads, netbooks, and plenty of other devices that they can use to stay connected and productive no matter where they are. Many companies are embracing the concept of mobile access, and are allowing employees to access internal systems on their own devices to Continue Reading...
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The Benefits of Managed Firewalls and Security

Data loss is a subject that’s come up more and more in the news recently, and it’s an issue that’s certainly not going to go away any time soon. Thankfully, many companies have addressed concerns on their end by upgrading their network security, implementing employee policies, and instituting strict (but helpful) BYOD standards. Still, though, the aspects of data theft, Continue Reading...
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Keeping Your Data and Clients Protected and Secure

We’ve talked about the importance of data security a number of times here on on blog, because it’s crucial that businesses help protect themselves, and their clients. Our 20117 Ready site has a number of services and items that any business should look into in order to be compliant with various laws and regulations; that site was specifically set up Continue Reading...
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