PC Security Toolbox

Posted: February 21, 2013 in Uncategorized
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It seems there are about a million things people are telling you that must be done in order to keep your PC secure and about ten times that many different tools that you might use to get the job done. That’s why I particularly liked Eric Geier’s PCWorld.com article entitled “PC security: Your essential software toolbox.”

In the piece he gives a brief overview of the basics — anti-malware tools, firewalls, wireless security and more. It’s far from comprehensive but, then again, who would want to have to pore through the tome that would result from  a treatment of this topic that was?

If you’re pretty security savvy you probably won’t find anything new here but the real value to you is that it’s something that you can easily share with your not-so-security-savvy friends who rely on you as their free tech support. So, just file this under the category of “enlightened self-interest” and make life a little tougher for the bad guys by passing this along …

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