Category: Online

Baselining your Network

Network problems particularly those related to speed and performance can be extremely difficult to diagnose.  Unfortunately they can also cause the most impact as anyone who has ever worked in a besieged IT department will have experienced if their network is running slow.   One of the main issues that a high network latency rarely […]

Acceptable Use Policies at Work

Many years ago, it would seem ridiculous that people would be allowed access to the internet.   I worked in a Police headquarters and no hardware was allowed direct access to the internet, even sending an email was a complicated process routed through a special X-400 gateway to a Police email system. Nowadays access to […]

Securing your Office Network

Most larger companies invest in an IT department,  it’s usually a business necessity and many wouldn’t survive without that support.   However for smaller companies it’s sometimes difficult to justify dedicated staff to deal with a small network and it usually gets allocated to someone with some IT knowledge.   This can be a difficult […]

Dealing with Malware

Malware is not always obvious, if you’re computer is infected you may not notice for months. To begin with, your computer will probably become exceedingly slow. Safeguarding your computer is vital, particularly if you store private information or work related projects on it, you cannot ever be too careful in regards to malware. So should […]

Understanding Computer Firewalls

If you typically have your computer off and disconnected on the internet then, nonetheless, your firewall won’t ever update. The best method to shield your private computer is by installing the online security firewall. Most computers include a firewall program. Another computer might not have the exact same issue. In the present scenario, your computer […]

Using Proxies on Networks and Online

So, there’s some coding that should be done to be able to create the proxy server suit one’s requirements. This is especially helpful for networks where in fact the number of requests which is sent to a specific server can’t be predicted. This actually achieves to set it apart from just about any other proxy […]

Internet Safety Tips for Parents

Internet safety should really be a higher priority for all parents. Here’s the best way to guarantee safety on the internet for kids. This is among the most effective ways that you can ensure internet safety for kids. There are means to safeguard your young ones from the potential threats existing on websites like MySpace. […]

Safety Tips for Using the Internet Whilst Travelling

For anyone who does lot’s of travelling the internet has literally transformed their lives.  Now instead of leaving their personal and private lives behind, you can keep in touch from virtually anywhere on the planet.  You can converse with friends, pay your bills and even watch your local football team from thousand of miles away. […]

VPN: Why You Should be Using One

As your happily clicking around the internet, browsing Facebook or laughing at your mates exploits on social media – it’s easy to develop a sense of safety on these user friendly sites.  The internet has developed to the point where there are now few areas which doesn’t impact your life.  Millions of us sit down […]

Privacy and the Web

There is an assumption, that what you do online is private and visible only to yourself. However this is actually pretty far from the truth, for a variety of reasons. One of the major ones is that there’s no inherent privacy built into HTTP the basic communication language of the internet. All data sent and […]