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Protect Yourself From Spyware

How can you protect yourself from these insidious little programs? Ironically, many users unwittinglyagree to install these programs. In fact, removing some spyware and adware might render some freeware or shareware programs useless. Below are 5 easy steps you can follow to try to avoid and, if not avoid, at least detect and remove these...

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Computer security

1. What is computer security? Computer security is the process of preventing and detecting unauthorized use of your computer. Prevention measures help you to stop unauthorized users (also known as “intruders”) from accessing any part of your computer system. Detection helps you to determine whether or not someone attempted to break into your system, if...

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8 Layers of Security Every Computer Should Have

So what do we need on our computers to protect our data? Thompson says the best way to set up computer security is through layering. Even if one area of protection is only 75 percent effective, the increasing layers will close all the holes. Those layers should include the following: Firewalls. Firewalls protect the computer...

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Sample Social Networking Policy

The following is the company’s social media and social networking policy. The absence of, or lack of explicit reference to a specific site does not limit the extent of the application of this policy. Where no policy or guideline exist, employees should use their professional judgment and take the most prudent action possible. Consult with...

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Ten Simple Things You Can Do to Fight Fraud and Identity Theft

1. Protect your Social Security number, credit card and debit card numbers, PINs (personal identification numbers), passwords and other personal information. A thief can use these details to order checks or credit cards, apply for loans or otherwise commit fraud using your name. Among the preventive measures you can take: Don’t provide financial and other...

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