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Tag: firewall
Do Not Disable Your Computer’s Built-In Firewall
September 16, 2018

During my years working with businesses here in Traverse City and throughout Northern Michigan, I’ve needed to turn off the built-in firewall in Windows, dozens, if not hundreds of times. In the past this practice was often commonplace, today it is a severe security risk. 

4 reasons you will never be secure using your Mirotik, Netgear, Linksys or other consumer grade devices.
July 2, 2018

4 reasons you will never be secure using your Mirotik, Netgear, Linksys or other consumer grade devices.

The VPNFilter vulnerability has opened a lot of eyes to the world of network security. The very thought that a foreign governments military has complete access to our internet life is terrifying. The ramifications of the vulnerability are real, stolen data, stolen identities, theft, and fraud. It should really be no surprise that the VPNFilter vulnerability exists, and here are the reasons why.