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Need for Content Security
The Internet access you have provided in the office costs money. You wish to see it used as a productive tool and increase business. It also provides the best

action security  you to bar this action. 5) Safe Net Use Rating: For safe net surfing, organizations like RSCAi, ICRA, SafeSurf, etc., rate sites based on the language, Nudity, Sex and Violence. Your employees should access only sites rated as per your requirements, by these organizations. The software should allow you to choose a rating agency and further fine tune access options for Language, Nudity, Sex and Violence. Good Content Security software should be effective against Spam. Refer to the white paper on Spam for

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We all know what security means when we think of our home. Did we lock the door when we left for the day? Is the stove turned off? Computer security for the small to medium business (SMB) must address similar concerns. Can a hacker gain access to its servers? How can a business protect its data? Entry Points A personal computer virus is a hidden software program that spreads from

action security  met with immediate remedial action, and a log should be kept of such occurrences. Match the rules imposed by financial institutions. Use public key encryption to transfer files to and from business partners. Network servers are an area usually overlooked and left unguarded by the small business, although these servers are relatively easy to protect. Again, companies like Symantec ( http://www.symantec.com ), Juniper Networks ( http://www.juniper.net ), and Cisco ( http://www.cisco.com ) provide the Read More

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action security  with this. Apply corrective action to insecure systems and policies. After you find out where your vulnerabilities are, you now know where you need to take action. If your staff is unable to resolve these vulnerabilities, outsource the job to someone who can. Architect security policies and processes. Implement. After you ascertain what needs to be secured, and how, create corporate policies to support your agenda. Make sure that Security Management is part of the IT budget. Purchasing security Read More

Security Begins on Your Desktop


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action security  the company to legal action. Data extracted from several sources on mainframe systems is incomplete and not synchronized, causing a collections team to ignore high-risk accounts, resulting in a bad-debt bubble to burst weeks downstream. An employee's resignation places his personal computer into the hands of a supervisor who reassigns the machine without removing files, causing the loss of months of sales leads, proposals, and contract details. A work group shares files over the corporate intranet, where Read More

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