Selected Tag: data protection

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Security Best Practices for Your Windows 10 Computer

Security Best Practices for Your Windows 10 Computer

Posted on November 18, 2019 - by Darryl MacLeod

Windows 10 comes with tons of great features for your business, including privacy and security tools for hardening your computer. This guide gives you our top tips and best practices for ...

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How to Encrypt a Hard Drive with BitLocker in Windows 10

How to Encrypt a Hard Drive with BitLocker in Windows 10

Posted on September 18, 2019 - by Darryl MacLeod

Encryption is key to making sure that your data is protected. It's also an easy best practice to include in your security policies. The encryption process can vary between systems ...

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How to Disable Automatic Login in Windows 10

How to Disable Automatic Login in Windows 10

Posted on September 15, 2019 - by Darryl MacLeod

When you first set up a new PC with Windows 10, you create a user account which is set by default to log in automatically at startup. This likely isn’t ...

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Why Every Company Needs a Disaster Recovery Policy

Why Every Company Needs a Disaster Recovery Policy

Posted on July 10, 2019 - by Darren Gallop

If a company relies on computers, it is highly likely that an IT failure would have a negative impact on the business - and make you wish you had a ...

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How Big Tech Companies Can Regain Customer Trust

How Big Tech Companies Can Regain Customer Trust

Posted on January 22, 2019 - by Darryl MacLeod

Distrust towards big tech firms has grown around the world. Users have legitimate reasons to be concerned about the large amounts of personal data they share with these companies. Big ...

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Buyers are Scrutinizing the Data Protection Practices of SMBs

Buyers are Scrutinizing the Data Protection Practices of SMBs

Posted on June 15, 2018 - by Laird Wilton

It’s no surprise that customers have high expectations for companies when it comes to data protection. In fact, 71% of consumers believe organizations have an obligation to control access to ...

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5 Cybersecurity Tips to Protect Your Intellectual Property

5 Cybersecurity Tips to Protect Your Intellectual Property

Posted on September 14, 2020 - by Laird Wilton

It happens all the time: one company discovers that another has replicated its product but cheaper and more quickly. Or, a competitor managed to successfully poach a high-ranking manager, and ...

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Cultivating a Security Culture: 5 Steps to Engage Your Team in Information Security

Cultivating a Security Culture: 5 Steps to Engage Your Team in Information Security

Posted on September 3, 2020 - by Laird Wilton

Having an information security culture can dramatically improve the overall security within your organization. That’s because your employees are the frontline of defense against cyberattacks and malicious actors. Cultivating ...

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Protect Your Business During Tax Season

Protect Your Business During Tax Season

Posted on February 27, 2018 - by Colin MacInnis

Between Winter and Spring there is another season that brings its own highs and lows: tax season. This is when hackers think that businesses are at their most vulnerable. These ...

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How to Disable Automatic Login in macOS

How to Disable Automatic Login in macOS

Posted on August 5, 2020 - by Kyle Hankins

A guide for disabling automatic login on a Mac. Automatic login is designed to be a time-saving convenient feature for Mac users. It allows the user to simply open the ...

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How To Turn on The Firewall in Windows 10

How To Turn on The Firewall in Windows 10

Posted on February 15, 2018 - by Darryl MacLeod

You might be required to enable the Windows Firewall by your job. Or disable it to use alternative software based on your company's security policies. In Microsoft Windows 8 and 10, you ...

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How to Encrypt a Hard Drive in macOS with FileVault

How to Encrypt a Hard Drive in macOS with FileVault

Posted on July 3, 2020 - by Kyle Hankins

Your Mac comes with a built-in tool for encryption; help your security team out and put FileVault to work. Your Mac comes with a built-in encryption feature called FileVault. Its ...

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How to Set Up File Backups in Windows 10

How to Set Up File Backups in Windows 10

Posted on February 13, 2018 - by Darryl MacLeod

Routine file backups are an essential way to protect against losing any important data on your hard-drive. Windows 10 comes with tools and features that make backing up your data easy. ...

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How to Check for Viruses Using Built-In Tools in Windows 10

How to Check for Viruses Using Built-In Tools in Windows 10

Posted on February 9, 2018 - by Darryl MacLeod

A Windows 10 virus can infect enough computers to make news headlines, taking down operations for big businesses or even government agencies. Windows 10 is now the most popular operating system in ...

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How to Use a Password Manager

How to Use a Password Manager

Posted on February 5, 2018 - by Darryl MacLeod

Password managers are great. We all know the struggles of staring at the computer screen trying to remember the password to a login. Thankfully, password management tools exist to save ...

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7 Steps to Protect PII and Achieve Compliance in Your Company

7 Steps to Protect PII and Achieve Compliance in Your Company

Posted on July 23, 2020 - by Laird Wilton

Is your company taking adequate steps to protect your employee and customers’ personally identifiable information (PII)? If not, you need to be. Enterprise businesses are pressuring their vendors on security ...

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Why North American Companies Should Care About GDPR in 2020

Why North American Companies Should Care About GDPR in 2020

Posted on July 21, 2020 - by Darren Gallop

If you think the GDPR doesn’t apply to your company, you could be wrong. In 2020, the GDPR is making an impact and companies need to take note. Let's go ...

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