Internet Security–Bullguard

 

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Ensuring your computer is safe from viruses should always be at the forefront of your mind.

Surfing the net should be a fun and safe experience but there are a number of ‘sharks’ lurking out there just waiting to spoil your day.

If your computer becomes infected there’s a good chance you could lose data, lose money or even lose your identity.

Identity theft, credit card fraud, hackers, spam, virus’ and spyware could become a reality if you don’t surf safely.

Take the Bull by the horns

With so many products available how do you decide which one is right for you?

Well, here’s the low down on one product that might just be what you’ve been searching for.

Bullguard Internet Security 10 Suite is a complete solution that will protect you from all these threats.

By installing it on your computer you can safely email, shop and bank in confidence. Plus, with Bullguard’s 5 GB of online backup, your photos and music are kept safe and sound regardless of whether anything happens to your  computer.

It offers:

  • Antivirus protection
  • Antispyware
  • Firewall
  • Spam filter
  • Secure, online backup
  • Gamed mode to offer fast but safe gaming with minimal resource consumption
  • Free 24/7 support

With virus protection, a firewall, spam filter and 24/7 support, Bullguard offers you the protection you need.

Author: MPM Computer Consultancy provides IT Services, Support and Training to sole traders and small businesses in Ipswich. Bury St Edmunds and surrounding villages.

How Tight Is Your Security?

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There’s been a lot of press coverage recently about cyber-terrorism. The backlash from the Wikileaks saga has highlighted how even some of the biggest companies on the internet are not completely immune to cyber attack.

Admittedly the average business is unlikely to subjected to such a sustained and organised attack, but it does raise the question of how secure your network is.

Too many businesses have the ‘but it will never happen to us’ attitude when it comes to keeping their computer systems safe and secure. And yet, you’d never catch any of them leaving their homes unlocked and valuables unprotected – so why should your network be any different?

Your company’s IT security should be maintained and kept up to date at all times. Yes, it can be a real headache and yes it can be expensive but working with an IT Consultant and IT security specialist can save you a lot of money and stress in  the long run.

There are many security products out there designed to minimise security risks such as:

  • Firewalls – either integrated with internet routers or as stand-alone solutions.
  • Anti-Virus – this is absolutely vital to protect individual machines, servers and complete networks from viruses. There are numerous products available such as Bullguard Internet Security that also benefits from superb online support.
  • Patches and updates – if you don’t have someone to regularly keep your PCs and servers up to date, outsource your PC security and IT maintenance to ensure regular checks are made to your system.

Security Audits

To ensure your system is as safe as possible, make sure you undertake security audits to make sure all users are following your security guidelines.

How many of your staff have usernames and passwords like this?

Username – John

Password – password123

You’d be amazed at how many do.

Get your IT Consultancy to check your security situation so they have provide genuine recommendations to improve your security.

Remember a secure ship is a safe ship – don’t fall foul of viruses and hackers. Make sure your system’s security is reviewed regularly.