A Healthy Network for a Happier Business

Your business’ IT environment is a lot like the body’s skeletal system. It’s the conductor that orchestrates the flow of your day-to-day operations, allowing you to provide valuable services to your clientele. When your IT skeleton, or foundation, is strong and healthy, it supports all of the processes you rely on and you don’t even realize it’s there.

Don’t Use Public Wi-Fi Until You Read This

Quick Tip: Confirm it’s a legitimate Wi-Fi network before you connect.

Why: It’s not uncommon for hackers to set up fake clones of public Wi-Fi access points in an attempt to get you to connect to their Wi-Fi instead of the legitimate, safe public one being made available to you.

Easy on the Eyes

Avoid Computer Eyestrain - Don’t stare at your computer too long!
Computers have become an essential part of our everyday lives.  Consequently, there is one thing we can’t avoid—looking at monitor screens.  For many of us, the majority of our waking hours are spent staring at the computer monitor which can be bad for our eyes.

Set up bank alerts – NOW!

Quick Tip: Set up withdrawal alerts on your bank accounts--both personal and work.

Why: Many banks will send you an email alert whenever money is withdrawn from your account via check, debit card or transfer. Setting up those alerts will allow you to spot and report fraudulent activity BEFORE the money has already been siphoned into a cybercriminal’s hands.

Don’t Just Close Your Browser

Quick Tip: LOGOFF and then close your web browser.

Why: If you simply close your browser, some of the session information that a hacker can use to gain entry is still running in the background. When online accessing a banking site or any other application containing sensitive data, make sure you logoff of the site and THEN close your browser.