Data Security: Policy vs. Reality

Every company small or big, no matter the industry, has policies and procedures. Each policy has it’s own purpose; from safety to marketing, from sales to operational efficiency, from data security to company image. Whatever the purpose, the policies are there to guide the employees toward accomplishing the overall goals and vision of the company.  Often these policies are neglected.

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How to Remember a more Secure Password

Seras technicians work on customer PCs in the greater Columbia area everyday and quite often they need access to a customer’s password in order to access and test computer hardware, software, and other network components.  Quite often customers say, “I use ‘abc123’ for everything” (or something to that effect).

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Symptoms of Malware Infection

If you manage or own a company, chances are you or your employees are using computers. At some point you or your employees will use the internet – for work purposes, for lunch-time browsing, or even when supposed to be working.  Using the internet makes your IT security more vulnerable to many hackers and viruses.

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PC have a Fever?

Just about everyone is aware of virus and malware protection, but what about potential damage to hardware in your PC that could easily be avoided?  At Seras, we see computers everyday that are tucked under desks next to small heaters, full of dust, or not cooling properly.

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Six IT Myths that hold your business back

Merriam-Webster defines a myth as “an idea or story that is believed by many people but is not true.” There are many myths out there such as: lightning won’t strike the same place twice or people only use 10% of their brain.  In the business world, there are several IT myths that are often misunderstood by many managers.

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