Tag: Microsoft

Patching

Patching your computer – what’s the big deal?Patching your computer – what’s the big deal?

When it comes to your computer, regardless of the platform, it’s only as good from a security standpoint as it’s latest patch.  Patching your computer is a crucial component to our defense-in-depth policy for staying secure in today’s online environment, so let’s go into greater detail why patching your computer is important. As computer programs […]

Why having a home firewall isn’t enough securityWhy having a home firewall isn’t enough security

Why having a home firewall isn’t enough security. By Mike Ellis. Having a firewall for your computer, as discussed in my post on the security settings you need enabled on your computer, is a must for any computer system. However, while having a home firewall is good, it’s not enough security. Today, I’m going to […]

Security Tools

What Security Settings do you need enabled on your computer?What Security Settings do you need enabled on your computer?

What Security Settings do you need enabled on your computer? By Mike Ellis. Before you enter your credit card on a website to make that purchase, there are things you look for that tell you that it is okay to safely do so.  Your web browser — whether it be Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft […]