Most small businesses do little to no public relations (PR) to promote their businesses. The reasons are fairly common. No one within the small business knows the mechanics of writing a press release, and if they did, they don’t know what to say. Instead, small business owners wait for a local reporter to stop by or for a trade publication editor to notice them at a trade show. Most small businesses are still waiting, but a select few luck into their moment of fame; and when it comes, Wow! what an impact it can have.
WINDOWS XP / WINDOWS 2000/ WINDOWS VISTA / WINDOWS 7 Turn on the computer and immediately Press and hold the “F8” Key, which should take you to the “Windows Advanced Options” Menu. Use the “arrow” keys to select “Safe mode” or “Safe Mode with Networking”.
Always get your operating system updates. This is important because many times these updates take care of the exploits that are there patching up security problems.
Keep up to date on all the information about your online banks security measures. Ask what kind of protection they offer? Compare it to other Internet banks security systems.
While whatever virus the government has released into the atmosphere is eating everyone else up, the last thing you need is to have your computer also infected with a virus. Since currency will be outdated anyway, grab a free managed endpoint security program. Some of the top picks are AVG Anti-Virus, Avira, and Avast!. Just make sure to have it running once you install it.
I’m ashamed I know people don’t use this and pay for Norton instead. This real-time protect from virus also prevents spyware and trojan horses, and is extremely easy to use. It essentially combines two free similar antivirus and malware protector— such as Malwarebytes and AVG— in one solid program.
Assign one of your senior management as security officer. This person is in charge of understanding possible threats and determining the best prevention. He or she should also receive training in what to do in case of an intrusion, digital or otherwise.
If you want to watch DVDs or burn information to and optical drive consider a laptop. By the time you purchase an external hard drive you will be spending the same money as purchasing a laptop that has more memory and a faster processor.