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Bart’s Blog is a culmination of articles contributed by a variety of RFX Team members. We hope that what you read will be informative, funny, thought provoking and more. Enjoy!

MAY

30

Working On-the-Go: Wi-Fi Security

Posted by: Mia Wilson on May 30, 2019 in security

Working On-the-Go: Wi-Fi Security

With the ever-increasing mobility offered by today’s technology, working is no longer restricted to the confines of the office building. You can easily get things done on a laptop anywhere you can find an internet connection, so why not seek out the comfort of your local coffee shop for a change of pace every once in a while? Before sipping that fresh cappuccino, however, you should ensure the safety of your sensitive information. Here are some tips on keeping your private data secure when using public Wi-Fi!..

OCT

22

Why Do You Need a Firewall for your Business?

Posted by: RFX TEAM MEMBER on October 22, 2014 in business, security

Why Do You Need a Firewall for your Business?

It happens frequently: network professionals are hired to install security devices or fix network issues and learn that the system has been breached by a hacker. They find malware is already on the customer’s server. Once the malware has started to cause issues with the network, it may have been in place for quite some time without anyone being the wiser. The malware may be sending confidential data to nefarious third parties, using your server as a launching point for a cyber attack, or corrupting your data so that you are unable to access it...

JUL

21

Business Backups 101

Posted by: BART BUSHONG on July 21, 2014 in business, security

Business Backups 101

Imagine a guy in a short-sleeved button-down shirt and tie sitting at a desk near a large computer. Every hour, an alarm sounds and he takes a tape out of a tape backup system and replaces it with a new tape. Using a felt tip pen, he makes a careful note on the outside of the tape with the date of the backup and the number of the tape so that, if the data ever has to be restored, the tapes can be used in the proper order. This guy might spend hours on this task every single night just to ensure that the company he works for always has a good and current backup of their critical data...