Make sure every employee has really strong passwords

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leaving your computer logged on and leaving your desk for hours on end. Make sure every employee has really strong passwords and do not let them write down any passwords on papers kept at their desk, this insures nobody inside the building can get into a system. Security policies are another thing that must be done to insure proper security. First off, anything that could damage the company if lost or stolen should only be accessible by a manager or upper tier management. This will make them responsible for the very important data. Security policies can also apply to the workplace. An example being that no important account information is to be given over the phone to prevent fraudulent activity. Since the wireless security got hacked there are many things you can do to protect your wireless access. First things first would be to change all default passwords and or admin usernames, examples being “admin” for username and “password” for the password, that’s just way to easy for hackers. Make sure all WPA encryption is turned on; this will scramble all messages sent
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over the network so they cannot be read by the human eye. Assigning static IP address to devices insures that only certain devices can access the wifi networks. If this is done, then you will need to turn off DHCP on the router itself and use private ip address ranges. Most technology these days also has firewalls built into the PC and or router, make sure they are all on to prevent easy attacks. If you are really serious, you can also get a sonicwall.
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