Security Alert for Windows XP. If you’re using Windows XP or Office 2003 you only have until April 8th before hackers may attack. As a Microsoft Certified Partner, Cognoscape LLC, a Dallas based IT Security Company, would like you to know that you may very well be at risk of serious cyber attacks…. Read More
Archive for the ‘Data Protection’ Category
The global research firm Forrester recently projected that by 2016 there will be over 200 million employees using their own smartphone for work. That’s right, the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement is upon us. While BYOD has undoubtedly enabled businesses to better accommodate an increasingly mobile and dispersed work force, how secure is sensitive… Read More
With yesterday’s real world tornado examples in the DFW area, we give thought to our families, friends and folks in general. We hope you are all well and were unaffected by the storm. This is, of course is the most important of considerations. At some point your thoughts as a business owner, partner or… Read More
Here’s a good article by Microsoft on Windows Backup and Restore. This is specific to Windows 7 and it’s features with Windows Backup Restore capabilities. Check it out. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/features/backup-and-restore Backup and Restore—improved for Windows 7—creates safety copies of your most important personal files, so you’re always prepared for the worst. Let Windows choose what to back up,… Read More
We often get asked about virus removal. Here’s a great article from Microsoft to get you on the right path… http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/How-do-I-remove-a-computer-virus How do I remove a computer virus? If your computer is infected with a virus, you’ll want to remove it as quickly as possible. A fast way to check for viruses is to use… Read More
Network Security tools and antivirus products do not provide complete protection from the Viruses and Malware that threaten businesses on a regular basis. Common sense and intuition can help fill the gaps where network security tools leave off. A recent example comes from a client who correctly DID NOT open the attachment and referred the email… Read More
A recent study released by Symantec Corporation reveals that many small and mid-sized organizations are recognizing the importance of information security. On average, SMBs are now spending approximately $51,000 per year to protect their company information. This is a substantial increase from last year when one-third of SMBs didn’t even have antivirus protection in place. SMBs risk cyber attacks and loss of confidential data and devices. In today’s hyper-wired world that could mean the difference between success and having to shut down.