The data we hold today is invaluable. From family photos, historical invoicing and accounting data, computers today hold more than just simple text documents or our favourite song. Viruses from annoying pop ups to ransomware that encrypt your data and request payments that you should NEVER pay are comon issues in today's world. The complex programs/software of todays hackers on the internet exploit weaknesses from bad password formats, out of date software flaws to simple security protocols that were not implemented correctly. Problems like this can cost a business tens of thousands if not millions of dollars for larger corporations. SMRT Computer Solutions will not only audit your systems, but offer recommendations and implement solutions that best fit your home, company or organization.
The best way to protect your home network from intruders is to have a strong firewall set up. We can help explain your options for firewalls. From software that you install on your computer to physical devices you connect to your network, any hardware or software you require. We will configure your network properly to ensure that there are no back doors to your system.
Protecting your network means more than just setting up a firewall and forgetting it. Even with robust defences against unauthorized access to your machines, users on your home network can unwittingly invite in viruses and other malware. Good anti-virus or anti-malware software on each of your machines is vital to maintaining a healthy home network, and SMRT Computer Solutions can help you choose and install the right program to fit your needs and your budget.
When you’re dealing with a home network, many times there will be users who would benefit from filtering software. Whether you’re hoping to keep your children away from the shady corners of the internet or you simply don’t want to accidentally wind up on a website with inappropriate material, internet filters are a great way to help keep the bad parts of the internet away from your home network. Configuring these programs can sometimes be very difficult, as you want to strike the correct balance between allowing appropriate content while blocking offensive, so let our techs help you sort out the nuances.
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