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Does it help not to open e-mail from strangers?

An executive recently wrote me, “I got a virus that infected our network because I opened an e-mail message from someone I didn’t recognize – I’ll never do that again!” While that strategy may help some, it is far from being a reliable way to protect your network. First of all, without performing some technical […]

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Are You Looking for Security That’s Fast, Cheap, and Easy?

Quite simply, full-disc encryption means everything on your drive is safe and secure from being accessed by unauthorized people. Many people say they don’t use full-disk encryption tools because they think it’s expensive. Well, it’s not expensive at all. I have full-disk encryption that came included for free with my laptop. Some people also believe […]

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