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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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Guide to Starting a Basic Risk Assessment

Guide to Starting a Basic Risk Assessment

Posted on September 26, 2018 - by Laird Wilton

A risk assessment is one of the first steps in implementing your information security program, which will help provide an overview of your entire business. You'll use it to track ...

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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 macOS

How to Turn on The Firewall in macOS

Posted on June 19, 2020 - by Kyle Hankins

Your Mac’s default settings may be violating your company’s security policy. Macs comes with a built-in firewall tool that you can use to reduce the number of points ...

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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 Backup Your Mac

How to Backup Your Mac

Posted on July 17, 2020 - by Kyle Hankins

A guide on backing up your computer files on an external hard drive Backing up the data on your hard drive is essential in case of a security incident. The ...

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How to Disable Remote Access in Windows 10

How to Disable Remote Access in Windows 10

Posted on February 14, 2018 - by Darryl MacLeod

Remote access effectively allows you to control everything on your computer as if you were directly connected to it. In Windows 10, you can do this through the Windows Remote Desktop ...

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How to Disable Remote Access for macOS

How to Disable Remote Access for macOS

Posted on July 24, 2020 - by Kyle Hankins

Features for “convenience” can often create security vulnerabilities Remote access is convenient because it allows a user to access your laptop using your administrator login and password. This is a ...

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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 Check for Viruses Using Built-In Tools in macOS

How to Check for Viruses Using Built-In Tools in macOS

Posted on August 10, 2020 - by Kyle Hankins

If you're on a Windows 10 computer, learn how you can check for viruses here. A guide to virus scanning and removal on your Mac. Viruses and malware can cause serious ...

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