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Data leakage has become a significant security risk to Australian businesses. A recent global research study conducted by the Ponemon Institute on data leakage found each security incident in Australian organisations cost an average $US2.8 million and that Australian organisations spend the second most worldwide ($US1.2 million each on average) on investigating and assessing data breaches.
Windows: Programs that “freeze” Windows are great for testing new software without risking your system. Each time you reboot, all the changes (including viruses) are erased. ToolWiz is another system restore utility, but this free program adds password protection.
There was a time when all it took to be a great password manager was to keep your passwords in an encrypted vault. Now the best password managers give you the option to sync or keep passwords local-only, change web passwords with a click, and log in to sites for you automatically. This week, we’re looking at five of the best options.
Routers often come with easy-to-guess passwords out of the box, which is why you always need to change the default settings. For the wireless network name, many people choose something easy to remember, like your name or your address. If you use that personal information for the network name, you might make a hacker’s job easier.