Why Update Virus Protection And Keep Your Information Safe

Why Update Virus Protection And Keep Your Information Safe

Aside from connecting people from different parts of the world, it is also helping average individuals to make their opinions and voices heard. Lots of information is being shared through the Internet every second. And with a few key strokes, anyone can easily access these pieces of information. The easier an information is shared, the easier it can be accessed by anyone anywhere. Although it is a great feeling to share your thoughts to others, it is no longer a good feeling knowing you are actually giving them access to your personal information simply by sharing details about yourself. And this is the ultimate reason why you need to continually update your antivirus software and use the most up to date and latest version of protection software for your computers, laptops, smart phones, and other tech gadgets. Aside from this, unwanted viruses can now also be as easily detected and accessed as the large amount of information on the Internet. Hence, every gadget that you use to access information via the Internet is susceptible to acquiring harmful viruses that can easily corrupt the equipment, result to losing your precious files and documents, or cause your irreparable damage to your computers. What to do to prevent your computer from harmful viruses? The best prevention you can do for your computer is to purchase and install the most efficient and compatible virus protection program. This will surely prevent your computer from being infected by harmful viruses. These programs will automatically conduct virus scans of your hard drive and files to look for hiding viruses and potentially “corrupt” or infected files. You...
Planning For Disaster With Computer Backup

Planning For Disaster With Computer Backup

You know deep down that consistent computer backup is the responsible thing to do and that one day it could save you from the chaos that would be caused with a major data loss.  But you keep putting off finding a reliable backup program and simply cross your fingers and pray that nothing happens.  With each passing day you are storing more and more of your company’s information, personal photos and other prized data on a hard drive that is vulnerable. Ignorance is not bliss when it comes to data recovery. In this post we will take a look at how your are neglecting important backup and then some simple strategies for your business or home computer. How You’re Neglecting Your Computer Backup Does this sound familiar? You use your computer every day to grow and operate your business yet you can’t seem to remember the last time you actually did a backup of your data. Maybe you have an IT person that does this for you from time to time or you are relying on an offline backup you signed for years ago.  You are really not sure how often the backup is happening, where the backup files are stored and if it will be there when you need to restore your data. What would happen in the event of a fire or a flood?  Is your data stored offsite where it is accessible? Many business rely on a periodic backup done to an external drive or CD which is then taken home by an employee.  The information on the drive is unencrypted but you are not concerned...