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Computer and Network Security

Computer and Network Security

With all of the personal information stored on computers today, there’s nothing more important than making sure they’re secure. Protect your financial records, photos, personal emails and other private data from identity thieves by letting us secure your computer for you. We will make sure your systems are locked-down and safe from unauthorised access. What will we do? Here are just a few of the more obvious items:

Set up a unique network name
Set up a unique network name

We will set up a unique network name of your choosing so that you can easily identify yours from others in the surrounding area.

Enable wireless encryption
Enable wireless encryption

Using a WPA2 security key (‘geek speak’ for the highest level of encryption available for your router), your personal information will be protected from online theft and your internet connection secured against use by others.

Change the default administrator user name and password
Change the default administrator user name and password

All new routers come with a default, factory-set administrator username and password. This makes them relatively insecure and vulnerable to being hacked, potentially putting any personal information stored on your network at risk. Your router’s default username and password will both be updated to ones of your choosing.

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