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Copy machines store copies of your documents

When CBS ran the 5 minute video about how your copy machines hold copies of all the documents copied on their internal hard drives, many of you started asking questions.

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Executives – what vendor wants to connect?

More and more executives tell me, “We are moving to a new vendor to provide a service to us and they want to connect to our internal network.” Do you realize the dangers?

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Does bug spray stop viruses?

If someone told you household oil cures arthritis, or that butter heals burns, or installing anti-virus is all you need to be secure on your network, would you believe them?

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Executives – avoid big danger of online banking

Many executives use online banking for their personal accounts at home. Here is a simple step to potentially save you tons of money and a huge headache—NEVER perform online banking from any computer that is also used by your spouse or kids. Ever.

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