Digital Safeguards for Device Security
Digital data offers tremendous convenience and cost efficiency. From a security perspective, in many ways protecting digital data is easier as well. For instance, protecting digital data against fire or water leaks is so much more practical through an off-site backup, than maintaining photocopies of physical documents. But you do need to keep your computers and mobile devices secure. Check if have taken all these important steps.
Digital Safeguards Communications
Data leaves your device and enters the network when you explicitly send or receive documents or messages to or from your clients, vendors or others. Data also leaves your device when you enter customer data on a website (e.g. using an online service). Data is at risk whenever it leaves your device. Learn how to protect it as it travels across the network.
How To Encrypt Your WiFi Network
Data traveling over a network can often be read (snooped, eavesdropped) by unauthorized parties. Wireless networks are especially vulnerable since no physical connection to your network is needed. Someone can simply steal data as it travels over radio waves through the air.
How To Enforce Strong Passwords in Windows 10
Passwords help keep your computer secure from casual passers by who may wish to browse or copy data off your computer when they have access to it for a short period (for protection in case of the computer being stolen, you need encryption - since the thief could connect the storage media to some other computer that does not require your password). Learn how to make sure that all your computer users have strong passwords.