Computer and Network Security Help?
Your home computer is a popular target for intruders. Why? Because intruders want what you’ve stored there.
They look for credit card numbers, bank account information, and anything else they can find. By stealing that information, intruders can use your money to buy themselves goods and services.
But it’s not just money-related information they’re after. Intruders also want your computer’s resources, meaning your hard disk space, your fast processor, and your Internet connection.
They use these resources to attack other computers on the Internet.
In today’s world it’s more important than ever to review your home and or business security.
Even implementing a basic level of security can help keep your environment healthy; most people are shocked to the potential destruction that security holes in their computer environment can cause.
In fact, the more computers an intruder uses, the harder it is for law enforcement to figure out where the attack is really coming from.
If intruders can’t be found, they can’t be stopped, and they can’t be prosecuted. No matter how a home computer is connected to the Internet, intruders’ attacks are often successful.
Many home computer owners don’t realise that they need to pay attention to computer security. In the same way that you are responsible for having insurance when you drive a car, you need to also be responsible for your home computer’s security.
Most people will see antivirus software as an inconvenience but this should be the top of the priority list, in our experience you should not connect to the internet or any network without having a recommended up-to-date AV application installed, this with malware (short for malicious software) scanner.
Without setting a healthy level of security you might be leaving your front door open to the public. For additional information and a security review contact us.