Blog
home
  • Register

Data Net Blog

Data Net has been serving the California area since 1983, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

How a Password Manager Helps Your Security

How a Password Manager Helps Your Security

“Open sesame!” If only the passwords that were required of us every day could be so simple, right? But no, this simply enables cybercriminals. So, for the sake of our accounts and their security, we have to use multiple, complex passwords that meet assorted best practices.

However, passwords can sometimes be too secure. As in, preventing us from accessing our resources ourselves, because we can’t remember which password we used (or what it was).

0 Comments
Continue reading

Tip of the Week: 4 Useful Tech Tips

Tip of the Week: 4 Useful Tech Tips

Certain technologies out there make you ask questions. For example, have you ever wondered why you need to restart your computer other than “because IT says to?” What about that task manager? What’s that for, anyway? We’re here to help you answer some questions about your business technology and why it’s important to keep them in mind during the workday.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Tip of the Week: NIST Password Guidelines

Tip of the Week: NIST Password Guidelines

Passwords have always been important to businesses, but they are priorities for organizations in certain industries. Government-based organizations in particular need to be concerned about using secure passwords. Of course, not all businesses are government-based, but there’s a thing or two your own can learn about some of their password practices.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Do Browser-Saved Passwords Stay Secure?

Do Browser-Saved Passwords Stay Secure?

One of the best things about computers is that there is always a new way to make something easier: automation decreases a workload, their processors can calculate much faster than the human brain can, collaboration with coworkers becomes almost effortless, and your web browser can even remember your passwords! However, you have to ask yourself: is the ability to save your passwords in your browser really a great idea?

0 Comments
Continue reading

Sexy Scam Relies on Your Belief that Someone Was Watching

Sexy Scam Relies on Your Belief that Someone Was Watching

Internet scams are major threats to individuals and business because all it takes is one wrong click of the mouse and a user is embroiled in an unenviable situation. One such scam that is happening today is designed to catch users with their pants down, so to speak.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Tip of the Week: How ‘StarWars’ Can Compromise Your Data’s Security

Tip of the Week: How ‘StarWars’ Can Compromise Your Data’s Security

If you think about it, password security is an interesting phenomenon. The odds are that a user knows the importance of using a strong password, as well as the potential consequences of using weak ones. Yet, time after time, people would rather go with passwords that are easy to type and remember, as opposed to adding a few simple security measures.

0 Comments
Continue reading

PINs Distributed By Equifax Increases Risk

PINs Distributed By Equifax Increases Risk

By now, you’ve heard all about the Equifax data breach, which exposed sensitive information of 143 million individuals. To keep this from leading to identity theft and other challenges for these users, many professionals are encouraging them to freeze their credit lines. To do so, a PIN is required, which is something that a hacker can easily take advantage of.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Technology Best Practices Productivity Business Computing Network Security Data Efficiency Privacy Communication Malware Hackers Smartphones Small Business IT Support Innovation User Tips Cloud Hardware VoIp Communications Google Workplace Tips Email Microsoft Software Mobile Device Computer Tech Term Managed IT Services Users Business Management Business Internet Cybersecurity Android Outsourced IT Hosted Solutions Collaboration Windows 10 Cloud Computing Ransomware Mobile Devices Miscellaneous Backup Social Media IT Services Network Passwords Managed Service Smartphone Apps Upgrade Saving Money Phishing Wi-Fi Data recovery Browser Information Data Backup Gadgets Windows Bandwidth Holiday Facebook Applications Networking Microsoft Office Internet of Things Wireless Patch Management VPN BDR Managed IT services Blockchain Access Control Chrome Employer-Employee Relationship Data Breach Automation Gmail Marketing Word Laptop Voice over Internet Protocol Compliance Router Conferencing Going Green Value Managed IT Service Business Intelligence Mobile Office Apple Quick Tips Save Money Connectivity Business Technology Business Continuity Payment Cards Education Company Culture Disaster Recovery Remote Monitoring Health Social Network How To Cortana Virus Paperless Office Retail Healthcare Wireless Charging Telephone System Government Remote Computing Physical Security Net Neutrality Covid-19 Data Management Processor G Suite Office Virtual Assistant Data Security Virtualization Excel Tech Terms Cost Management Mobility Office 365 Computers Bring Your Own Device Data Protection Batteries Scam RAM Server Remote Monitoring and Management Settings Employee-Employer Relationship Medical IT Telephony Windows 7 Twitter Artificial Intelligence iPhone Remote Work Password Website SaaS Voice over IP Time Management Insurance Remote Inventory WhatsApp Cables Profitability HIPAA Virtual Private Network Document Management Antivirus File Sharing Millennials Payment Computer Repair Backup and Disaster Recovery Specifications Customer Service Holidays Machine Learning Tactics Paper Wearables IT Licensing Movies Touchscreen Knowledge Battery PCI DSS disposal News GDPR Chrome OS File Management Remote Workers IT Management Mobile Security Eliminating Downtime Hard Drive Updates Customer Relationship Management Staff Ink instant Messaging Threats IT Service Hard Drives Live Streaming Managing Stress Lead Generation OneNote Hosted Desktop Analytics Tech Support Microsoft Office 365 Employees Distribution Regulations Compliance Server Management Maintenance Plug-In Websites Streaming Media Storage eCommerce Current Events Operating System BYOD Processors Certification Managed Service Provider Digital Remote Support PowerPoint Vulnerabilities Scams Mobile SSD Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 R2 Telecommute Telecommuting Recycling Firewall Alert Vulnerability Unified Communications Authentication Solid State Drive Fleet Management Meetings Cleaning Internet Explorer Proactive IT Law Enforcement Safety Downloads Dark Web Sales Online Shopping Human Resources Management Wireless Internet User Tip Spyware Display Co-Managed IT Sports Reporting Cryptocurrency Project Management Recovery Update Content Filtering Taskbar Data loss Personal Information Profiles Big Data Technology Tips Authorization Hard Disk Drive Multi-Factor Authentication Printer Database Threat Humor Edge Trends Error Tablet Managed Services Provider Remote Working Network Attached Storage Environment Amazon Training Benchmarks User Security Search Virtual Reality IT budget Congratulations Hybrid Cloud Outlook WannaCry Help Desk National Security HP Spam Workers E-Commerce Bitcoin Shadow IT Travel Microsoft Teams Comparison Video Mobile Device Management Cybercrime Botnet Printing Risk Management Memes Dongle A.I. Electronic Health Records Vendor e-waste Tip of the week Security Cameras Financial Printers WiFi Regulation Thank You Analysis

Latest News & Events

Please join us in congratulating Bill Vann on his promotion to Customer Success Manager....

Contact Us

Learn more about what Data Net can do for your business.

Call Us Today
Call us today
(760) 466-1200

5795 Kearny Villa Road
San Diego, California 92123