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Business Security January 2012 Archive


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Protect Yourself from Social Engineering

Tuesday January 31, 2012
It's true. One of the world's top security firms was hacked with a pretty lame, thirteen-word phishing email. Social engineering attacks require a relatively low level of technical know how, ... Read More

4 Tips for a Reasonable Surveillance Policy

Monday January 30, 2012
Preventing internal theft, drug use and workplace violence; these are all valid reasons for using security cameras in the workplace. Such activities can cost your business plenty in terms of ... Read More

GPS Tracking: An Invasion of Privacy?

Sunday January 29, 2012
The Supreme Court's unanimous decision in the United States v. Jones GPS tracking case has been hailed as a victory by privacy rights advocates. Indeed, the fact that both sides of ... Read More

Security Camera Basics

Thursday January 26, 2012
Video cameras are a staple of business security. Before you begin a surveillance program, however, you need to consider several technical and policy issues. Here are 5 questions that will ... Read More

How to Encrypt Your Files

Monday January 23, 2012
Recently, a federal judge ordered a woman to decrypt her hard drive or be held in contempt of court. That stirs up some vexing questions about privacy and self-incrimination. And while ... Read More

7 Ways to Protect Your Online Bank Transactions

Monday January 16, 2012
Sending your bank transactions surfing across the web can be as hazardous as piloting a ship through pirate-infested waters. Here are seven best practices for online banking security. Use a dedicated ... Read More

Do You Need Electronic Access Control?

Thursday January 12, 2012
You should consider Electronic Access Control (EAC) if: you need to know who's been going in and out of your doors; you need to control access based on date and time; you need ... Read More

The 4 Best Locations for Security Cameras

Monday January 9, 2012
Security cameras are used for two basic purposes: investigation and deterrence. The images that you collect with your security cameras will most often be used to review a crime or ... Read More

Don't Be a Dummy!

Tuesday January 3, 2012
When properly designed, a video surveillance system can deter crime and provide invaluable information after a theft, attack or act of vandalism. But rather than take the time to choose ... Read More

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