Making your PC secure online, part two

Wednesday, 8 December 2004, 8:01 AM EST

This article shows you how to add the final touches that will make your PC safe from virtually all the common, casual types of attacks, and quite resistant to even highly-skilled or devious attacks as well. This combination of an inherently safe setup PLUS an add-on security product also means you have two levels of defense; if anything goes wrong with one level, you'll still have the other to protect you. Before you add any security products to your system, use an external test to verify that your setup is still OK. It's a good idea to schedule either weekly or monthly checks of your system's security to ensure nothing has altered your basic security setup, and your PC is still basically safe.

By Fred Langa at Information Week.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

What can we learn from the top 10 biggest data breaches?

Posted on 21 August 2014.  |  Here's a list of the top 10 biggest data breaches of the last five years. It identifies the cause of each breach as well as the resulting financial and reputation damage suffered by each company.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Aug 22nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //