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Free Firewall Programs

Published: Oct. 23, 2020, 7:17 a.m. in Windows, Reviews, Firewall, Security by Emil S.

Windows' operating system provides necessary firewall programs that can help protect your software and hardware from compromise. However, these built-in features require that you have a technical ability to understand how they run. These usability issues have made many users turn to alternative programs. Here is a list of the best ...

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How To Test Your Firewall.

Published: Oct. 1, 2020, 1:12 a.m. in How-to, Security, Firewall by Emil S.

If you read our 11 best free firewall programs and you now have one to secure your computer with, this article will help you understand how to test your firewall program and also help you know how to get it running perfectly. A good firewall program keeps the software and ...

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Top 10 Secure Routers of 2020

Published: May 19, 2020, 3:42 a.m. in Reviews, Security, Router by Emil S.

Most people would buy a router, and if it works just fine, they will continue to ignore it for years. A router is what sits between all of your computing devices and the World Wide Web behind your modem. A typical router firewall may not be enough to protect you ...

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VPN Tunnel: Keeping your data secure via encryption

Published: April 28, 2020, 2:53 a.m. in Virtual Private Network (VPN), Security by Emil S.

The principle of tunneling gave birth to the Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology. The VPN makes possible a private flow of data inside a tunnel by encapsulating and insulating the traffic with a type of encryption. This creates a confidential link between computers or servers. With strong encryption, this tunneling ...

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Top 7 NAS (Network Attached Storage) Brands of 2020

Published: April 17, 2020, 8:34 a.m. in Reviews, Security, Cloud Storage by Emil S.

Primarily used as file-based storage for devices on your network, the NAS (Network Attached Storage) makes the storage of your data and secure files easy. We have done tests and research to recommend the best products to you. This way, you will be able to have enough selection factors to ...

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802.11 Standards Explained.

Published: March 20, 2020, 4:20 a.m. in Internet Connection, Home Networking, Security, Networking by Emil S.

The majority of computer users are familiar with the term Wi-Fi. For most, it just refers to wireless access to devices that are connected to the internet. The term belongs to the Wi-Fi Alliance, whose role is to police the wireless world and to make sure that Wi-Fi-enabled products meet specific ...

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The Basic Types of Network Protocols. Explained

Published: March 14, 2020, 10:13 a.m. in Network Protocol, Security, Networking by Emil S.

Protocols are the backbone of any network, governing all the processes to ensure managed and secure communication between components of the network. In this post, we try to understand what network protocols exactly are and the primary types of protocols. What are Network Protocols? Network Protocols can be defined as formal ...

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Disabling the Windows Firewall in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista & XP

Published: Oct. 23, 2019, 7:01 p.m. in Security, Tutorial, Windows, How-to by Michael G

Designed to help users keep unauthorized users from accessing their files and resources on their computer, Windows Firewall is a must for those who are concerned about their safety. However, some users are interested in disabling their Firewalls for one reason or the other. While some may want to use ...

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How To Find, Manage, And Delete Your Search History

Published: June 18, 2019, 5:39 p.m. in How-to, Browser, Security, Privacy by Michael G

Your search history is a list of all the web pages that you had visited in recent times, which also includes other data such as the title and time of your visit, recovering all such history for a specific period, is a standard operating procedure of all the browsers. The ...

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How To Use The Pop-up Blocker in Internet Explorer 11

Published: June 7, 2019, 8:03 a.m. in Browser, Internet Explorer, How-to, Security by Michael G

Pop-ups can often be distracting, annoying and dangerous at the same time, especially if they have malicious media or links. It, thus, becomes essential at times to block the pop-ups in the browser for a safe and pleasant browsing experience. While Chrome leads the consumer market, Internet Explorer still leads ...

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