A FEW SECURITY TIPS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Written by Zachary Price


OVERVIEW

Withrepparttar inherent stresses that come with running a business, there is often little time to digestrepparttar 145206 complex intricacies of security software. According to recent studies many business owners eschewrepparttar 145207 notion that their digital assets may be vulnerable to attack. Although an attack or infection can be potentially catastrophic, many believe damage caused by viruses, hackers and worms only happens to others. They consider their data to be of little use or value outside of their organization. Even executives that acknowledgerepparttar 145208 existence of these hazards seldom haverepparttar 145209 time orrepparttar 145210 budget for security audits and/or an overhaul of their workflow procedures to comply with best security practices.

Below are a few simple tools, tips and guidelines that can help your business take a proactive approach to data security. By implementingrepparttar 145211 following, your business data will be less susceptible to financial damage caused by accidents and malicious attacks.

REGULARILY UPDATE YOUR SOFTWARE

Although valiant efforts are often made to write safe software,repparttar 145212 fact is that no software is ever bug-free. Hackers exploit these bugs for a variety of reasons including fun and money. It is critically important that your software is updated on a regular basis. Most operating systems, firewall and antivirus can and should be configured to receive regular updates.

Update MS Windows visit: windowsupdate.microsoft.com Update Mac OS visit: http://www.apple.com/support/

INSTall FIREWALLS

Firewalls separate one network from another and are frequently used to separate a company’s internal network fromrepparttar 145213 Internet. Firewalls not only maskrepparttar 145214 identity ofrepparttar 145215 individual computers behind them, they also examine and filter potentially damaging data entering or leavingrepparttar 145216 network. It is good practice to install both perimeter and client-side firewalls.

Some firewall providers include: -Watchguard: www.watchguard.com -Cisco: www.cicso.com -ZoneLabs: www.zonelabs.com

INSTALL ANTI-VIRUS PROTECTION

Hundreds if not thousands new malware programs are released each month. These include viruses, worms, Trojan horses and host of other programs. Symptoms of infection range fromrepparttar 145217 annoying to catastrophic. Because viruses can slip through firewalls posing as a legitimate email or program, installation of client-side anti-virus software is important. Install onlyrepparttar 145218 latest version of your chose antivirus program and make sure to regularly update and scan your system.

Well established anti-virus providers include: -Norton: www.symantec.com/product/index_smallbiz.html -AVG: www.grisoft.com/ -Panda Software: www.pandasoftware.com -McAfee: us.mcafee.com/virusInfo/default.asp

PROTECT THE CONTENT OF YOUR SENSITIVE FILES AND EMAIL

Email doesn’t have to be a public announcement, yet private messages often turn out to be. Email and files containing sensitive business information such as strategic plans, contracts, financial information, designs and more all too often spread beyondrepparttar 145219 individuals they were intended for. According to a recent report byrepparttar 145220 Computer Security Institute loss of proprietary data wasrepparttar 145221 third leading cause of financial damage to organizations last year.

What exactly online recruitment agencies do ?

Written by Ispas Marin


Any online recruitment agency can help you to submit for vacancies torepparttar agency by employers.

Online recruitment agencies are used by employers for many purposes. Get help withrepparttar 145172 recruitment process, conceal recruitment activities from competitors, recruit for a new type of post for which they have no expertise.

Anytime you register with an online recruitment agency keep in mind thatrepparttar 145173 primary client for them isrepparttar 145174 employer, not you.

Also, always checkrepparttar 145175 security ofrepparttar 145176 site, as you will be submitting personal information.

Staffing and contract agencies compile a number of candidates with some exact qualifications and then supply staff to an

organization for a contract. These agencies will pay you forrepparttar 145177 actual work hours and not for holidays or sick pay. These agencies are usually used to find staff to cover sickness and holidays or to avoid having unnecessary staff.

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