Guides & Articles on Internet Security

Adult Content Filter Options

Keep a professional atmosphere by discouraging employee access of adult Internet content

On the surface, accessing adult content and other inappropriate material at work may just look like a few minutes of wasted employee time. In reality, employee web surfing leads to a loss of productivity and can even expose you to lawsuits if surfing leads to adult content sites. More than 75% of employees have visited pornographic and adult-themed sites while at work, though...


Computer Security Services

Implement the best computer security services for reliable data protection

The computer security services market has opened up greatly over the last decade, and several computer security services companies have achieved tremendous success with software applications. These computer security applications protect networks and systems with overview and file scanning abilities, as well as monitor data in real-time.The amount of PC security consulting and...


Computer Security

A computer security policy can help safeguard your business

A computer security program can protect intellectual property, secure customer data, comply with privacy regulations, secure email and protect against viruses, spyware and intrusions. Without a computer security policy and computer security software solutions on your side, your business could be brought to its knees very quickly. To achieve computer security in your business,...


Firewall Hardware

Firewall products are your company's first line of defense against security threats

Computer security threats jeopardize your data as well as your ability to comply with corporate governance privacy regulations. Software firewall products are vulnerable to hacking, as is any software code. Firewall security products, such as firewall routers and firewall servers, are the key to securing your data especially as your company becomes more dispersed with multiple...


Firewall Software

Thwart intruders in your network with firewall system solutions

Your network should be using business firewall software with more advanced functions than Windows Vista or XP Service Pack 2 offers. Please don't misunderstand. You want to have the Windows firewall software enabled on your network. After all, the firewall does provide basic protection, such as blocking attacks from worms. However, it won’t protect your network from...


Internet Blocking and Filtering Key Terms

Understand common terms used to describe Internet and e-mail filter functions

Any business with computers connected to the Internet needs Internet blocking or filtering services. If you don't want your employees online at all, blocking software is necessary. If you want to limit what your employees can see online, a filter is what you need. And because spam wastes your employees' time and opens up your business computers to time-consuming and costly...


Internet Security

Be proactive in protecting your business and your customers from Internet security threats

A clearly articulated Internet security policy, along with a firewall and up-to-date Internet security software, can safeguard your business against ever-present Internet security threats. And protecting your business against Internet security threats has never been more important. Thieves and hackers can exploit the Internet’s vulnerabilities to disrupt your operations,...


Network Intrusion Detection (IDS) Software Key Terms

Hack into the terminology of network intrusion-detection software

Using network-intrusion detection software is one of the best ways to protect a computer network. While corporations use this software to identify malware and viruses, they rely on it more to detect more complicated attacks, such as data- driven attacks on applications and unauthorized logins. Network-intrusion detection software can be proactive or passive. If it’s...


Planning Your Web Site Content

What will your Web site say? Here’s how to plan your content strategy

Web designers and developers suffer from no lack of information on how to navigate the finer points of Dreamweaver, XML, and online video. But what about the poor editorial or marketing content developer? Where do you go when you need help planning a sound strategy for what to include in a Web site – and where it should go?Planning your content stategy ahead of time will...


Pricing and Costs of Antivirus Protection

Find affordable antivirus protection for any size business

The pricing and costs of antivirus vary depending on how much protection you need, how many computers need to be protected, and the type of business. As a small business owner, you should ensure that every computer in your office is safeguarded with antispyware and antivirus software. If you work in the IT department of a large corporation, your needs are more complex. Larger...


Protecting Your Business from Computer Viruses

How to make sure your PCs don't fall victim to a virus

Small biz owners — especially those with growing data stockpiles — are feeling the heat of looming disaster. It can strike from a growing list of sources, including viruses, worms, spam, spyware and phishing. Entrepreneurs now rank computer security among the most crucial survival and growth issues they face. "Any small business that's not worried about computer...


Small Business Computer Security

How to protect your computers and their contents

In today's tech-centered business world, computer security issues have come front-and-center for small businesses of all types. And for good reason. Your company's computers contain valuable, irreplaceable data that make them a target for hackers, data thieves and others up to no good. Keeping your computers and their contents safe and secure is crucial to continued...


Spyware Removal

Hidden downloads can slow your computer and blizzard you with pop-ups

Spyware can send information about activity on your computer (e.g., Web sites visited) without your knowledge or explicit permission. Spyware is related to adware which pops up ads automatically while you are working on your computer. Spyware typically gets into your computer by secretly riding along with something else you download. If you're seeing a lot more pop-up ad...


Trojan Horse News and Trends

Find preventative measures and up-to-date information on Trojan horses

Of course it's vital to have Trojan horse detection software installed on all of your business computers. As a savvy business owner, however, you also know that it's just as important to prevent fires as to fight them. As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!When you're aware of what's going on in the world of Trojan horses,...


Website Monitoring Software

Website monitoring software ensures your site is user-friendly and always available

For many small businesses, a website is a necessity, and website monitoring software is crucial to the success of their site. With a thorough and user-friendly site, even the smallest enterprise can establish a national or international reputation, and compete at the same level as its larger competitors. But if your site is difficult to navigate or goes down frequently, you...