CHAPTER 6

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Maximizing Security and Productivity

We’re now living in a world where nothing is more crucial to a business than the security of its PCs and networks. On an all-too-often basis, we’re hearing of hacks and data theft, often caused by simple username and password theft. These thefts include thousands, or even millions, of credit card and personal details. Private company emails are leaked to the Internet along with the Social Security numbers and bank details for employees.

In the face of such an onslaught it’s perhaps tempting to retreat back into a purely offline world, but unless you keep all of your cash under your mattress and only ...

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