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Network Security

Are Your Data Safe in the Cloud?

   Do you know where your data really are once they land on the Internet? Until a few months ago only a few people realized that their personal health data was being used by drug companies to develop products and advertising campaigns. Cloud computing is another technology where users entrust their data to service providers. Google, Microsoft, Dropbox etc are…

Network Security Tips to Share with our Readers

We all know how malware is nasty and how it can harm networks and computers, but day to day users are often unaware of the security threats landscape that populates the web and that can affect their email and smartphones. Even the most careful user can be outsmarted if he/she is distracted for a moment. Therefore, to defend gainst network…

Upgrading Networks with a Nas Backup

Most of computer users are used to back up files and folders to an external hard drive, but when the network has multiple devices and more computers, backing up to an external hard drive does not mean always the right choice. Network Attached Storage, better known as NAS is a very reliable backup solution that is plugged in directly into…

How to Protect Wireless Networks

  When the first models of routers came out in 2005, users had hard time configuring security, partly because it was described as complicated, but also because people were not aware of the risks. Today, you need to know that wireless connections carry their own, unique security risks. These fall into a range of categories: – Piggybacking: other users can…