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Implement a zero trust security model

Embrace the concept of a Zero Trust framework, wherein access to information is not presumed; instead, verification is mandated for individuals seeking entry to resources within your network, especially those containing sensitive records. This approach incorporates strong authentication protocols, stringent access controls, and thorough monitoring, aiming to minimize the likelihood of unauthorized access. The Zero […]

Your voice, your choice: managing recordings on Google devices

Love your Google Home for playing tunes and answering questions? But wait, are those conversations being recorded? Don’t worry, you’re in control! Let’s dive into managing your voice and audio activity on Google. Remember those “Hey Google” moments? Your smart speaker stores recordings of your questions and commands. It can be handy for revisiting things […]

Foster a security-conscious remote work environment

Given the prevalence of remote work and the fact that it’s likely here to stay, extend security measures to employees’ home environments and ensure that such measures are clearly understood. Specifically, provide guidelines on securing home networks, using virtual private networks (VPNs), and implementing physical security measures for remote work setups. A security-conscious remote work […]

Lock it down – controlling access to protect your data

Imagine your company’s data as a treasure vault, overflowing with sensitive information. Now, picture dozens of keys floating around, granting access to anyone who grabs one. Sounds risky, right? That’s why monitoring and controlling access is crucial for cybersecurity. Think “Least Privilege”: Give Only What’s Needed Imagine guards at your vault, each with specific keys […]

Protect your remote working environment

Taking steps to secure your remote work environment is a must in maintaining the confidentiality and integrity of sensitive information. Here are three tips for safeguarding your data and devices while working remotely:

Gatekeeper of the Wi-Fi: control your network with MAC filtering

Imagine your home Wi-Fi as a cozy castle, but instead of drawbridges and moats, you have…a router? Not quite as dramatic, but the principle is the same! And just like any good castle, you need a gatekeeper to control who enters. That’s where MAC address filtering comes in, your digital knight of the network. Here’s […]