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How to Secure Your Business’ Network


Every business requires a network to access the internet so that they are able to get their work done. Whether they need it just for email or to complete the service they have been hired to do, the internet plays an important role in almost every business operating today. This is why it is of absolute importance to make sure your business’ network is as secure as it could possibly be. Hackers or others who wish your business harm will attack a vulnerable network if they can, causing irreparable harm to you and your business. To make sure your business’ network is secure, follow these guidelines.

Informed employees

One of the best ways to guarantee your network is safe and secure is to make sure your employees are properly trained and informed on cyber security. When it comes to making sure your network remains safe, there is always something new your employees can learn. It can start out with simple things they should already know like making sure they have strong passwords and are not downloading any suspicious files, to investing in courses to teach them more about online security. The more your employees know about how to be safe online, the safer your network will be.

Secure your router

If you want to make sure your business’ network is secure, you will want to physically make sure your router is secure. The wrong person having access to your router can completely undo your security settings with ease. Your router should be locked away safely in a cabinet or office that features access control or even video surveillance so you can control and monitor who goes near it and tries to gain access to it without your permission.  By taking these steps, you will be immensely improving the security of your network.

VPN

To further secure your business’ network, you may want to consider investing in a virtual private network (VPN). A VPN can be handy for companies that need to access information using unsecured networks because a VPN can hide your IP address while also helping to encrypt your company’s data. This will further help keep your company data and information secure, so you will not have to worry about having any of your passwords stolen.

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Want to learn more about the ways we can help improve your business? Delta Intellicom can satisfy all of your telecommunication needs, whether you need help with your new VoIP system or just want to streamline your existing office phone network. We have served the Maryland, Washington, D.C, Northern Virginia, and Pennsylvania areas for over 20 years and offer an unparalleled customer experience. We have the expertise and products to fulfill all of your phone service and data needs. For more information, contact us online or give us a call at 1-800-946-3358. For more tips, follow us on Google+, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

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