How to Keep Away from Network Security Risks

There are many computer security risks from network, how to keep away from these network security risks? In this article, I’ll give some advance. Use virus protection software I recommend the use of anti-virus software on all Internet-connected computers. Be sure to keep your anti-virus software up-to-date. Many anti-virus packages support automatic updates of virus definitions. I recommend the use of these automatic updates when available. Use a firewall I strongly recommend the use of some type of firewall product, such as a network appliance or a personal firewall software package. Intruders are constantly scanning home user systems for known vulnerabilities. Network firewalls (whether software or hardware-based) can provide some degree of protection against these attacks. However, no firewall can detect or stop all attacks, so it’s not sufficient to install a firewall and then ignore all other security measures. Make a boot disk in case your computer is damaged … Continue reading






Computer Security Risks to Home Users

What is computer security risk? Information security is concerned with three main areas: Confidentiality – information should be available only to those who rightfully have access to it Integrity — information should be modified only by those who are authorized to do so Availability — information should be accessible to those who need it when they need it These concepts apply to home Internet users just as much as they would to any corporate or government network. You probably wouldn’t let a stranger look through your important documents. In the same way, you may want to keep the tasks you perform on your computer confidential, whether it’s tracking your investments or sending email messages to family and friends. Also, you should have some assurance that the information you enter into your computer remains intact and is available when you need it. Before we get to what you can do to … Continue reading






Pay Attention to Your Computer Security

Generally, we have to surfing on the internet every day. This is info world. Luckily, we can search and get the information beyond the pale, beyond the dawn. It is the miracle to the old generation. But simultaneously, we have to confront the security threats from the internet. Even worse, many people don’t know what the threats are and how to protect computer security, so we decided to post serial articles about home network security and how to protect computer security. What is computer security? Computer security is the process of preventing and detecting unauthorized use of your computer. Prevention measures help you to stop unauthorized users (also known as “intruders”) from accessing any part of your computer system. Detection helps you to determine whether or not someone attempted to break into your system, if they were successful, and what they may have done. Why should we care about computer … Continue reading