Managed Network Tips: Easy Ways to Boost Security

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"Easy" and "security" are two words that usually don't belong in the same sentence--but today we're breaking that rule. Read on to discover simple, stress-free tips that will help you keep your data, devices, and network safe and sound.

The Easiest Solution

The easiest, best thing you can do to protect your network--and boost efficiency, eliminate irritating issues, and plan for your company's tech future while you're at it--is to find a good managed network solutions provider. These providers know exactly how to help you meet your goals and satisfy your needs, simply because they start by coming into your business and learning exactly how you do things. There's nothing more valuable than a savvy IT partner when it comes to defending your network.

Quick Tips

Looking for painless ways to boost your network security? Start with these quick tips!

  • #1: Start with off-site backups.

Backups are one of the best ways to protect just about everything in your business. They act as a sort of safety-net--that way, if anything ever goes wrong with your network, you won't have to panic.

  • #2: Encrypt everything.

This is another "safety-net" type of solution that can go a long way. Even if someone gains access to your network, they'll find your data unusable without a password--all thanks to encryption.

  • #3: Update and scan.

Make sure everything is up-to-date at all times--especially your firewalls, antivirus software, and operating systems. Never put off an update or a security scan, since these help you catch vulnerabilities and choose solutions before your network is attacked.

Security doesn't have to be stressful. For more easy tips or to get started with managed network solutions, contact us today!