alltasksIT December 2015 – news and tips and tricks

2015  Technology Recap Windows 10 Microsoft released its latest Operating System to consumers on July 29, 2015. Microsoft described Windows 10 as an ‘operating system as a service’ that would receive ongoing updates to its features and functionality, augmented with the ability for enterprise environments to receive non-critical updates at a slower pace, or use[…]

The importance of firewall solutions?

A firewall protects your business computer network from both internal and external threats. It controls incoming and outgoing traffic based on a set of determined rules rule set. This prevents malicious code and programs from potentially damaging computer systems. Firewalls come in two forms hardware and software. When accessing the Internet, information reaches your computer[…]

What is a Dell SonicWALL?

A firewall is an essential barrier for your company’s computer network. It enables safe access to the internet in addition to protection from hackers, viruses and malware. alltasksIT recommends the Dell’s Next Generation Firewall, the SonicWALL to protect your businesses IT systems. Dell SonicWALL Protects against viruses, spam, spyware and intrusions. Comparison figures compared to[…]

What is Malware?

Malware is any software designed to interrupt computer operation, obtain information, or take control of computer systems.  Malware causes significant costs to business in the form of lost company data, corrupted computer systems, time taken to remove malware and loss of business reputation. All businesses should reduce the associated risks through preventative measures such as[…]

What is Cryptolocker, and How Can I Reduce the Risk of Infection?

CryptoLocker was a Ransomware Trojan which infected computer’s, utilising a Windows Operating System. It was first discovered by Dell SecureWorks. The virus hid within email attachments, and spread throughout a user’s computer upon the attachment being opened. Subsequently, you would be informed that the only way to remove the virus, is with security key, which[…]

How to build a secure Wi-Fi network for your business

Utilising a Wi-Fi network for business affords significant improvements in workplace flexibility. It’s simpler to set up and access than a wired network, and it enables faster adding of new users. Wireless LANs also give employees more flexibility to stay online while moving throughout the office, and also allows guest users can connect to the[…]

How to prevent Data Theft

  Data theft is unfortunately an increasing part of business. It can come in the form of either internal employee, or external sources including hacking or theft, if networks are not properly secured. It is important for organisations to undertake a planning process to determine possible threats, and subsequently complete steps to reduce the risk[…]