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Are You a Data Breach Victim? Here's What to Do

Sony Pictures suffered a massive data breach that may impact up to 1 million users, but data breaches are fairly common. Here's a checklist of what to do--and what to watch for--if you fall victim.

11 Free Microsoft Tools You're Overlooking

Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer are virtually synonymous with personal computing, but there are also many free tools from Microsoft that you may not be aware of.

Leaving Your Job? Take Your Data With You

Whether you're leaving on your own timetable or departing with a pink slip in your hand, here's how to hit the bricks with your digital life intact.

Protect Your Online Privacy (Without Reading All the Fine Print)

Before signing up for a new social network service or downloading that new application on your phone, read these privacy suggestions first.

Anti-Virus Software Driving You Mad? 5 Fight-Back Tips

Security programs still hog PC resources and cause all kinds of hassles. Here's how to get better control of antivirus software and make it work for you.

Get Started With a VPN: For Beginners, Power Users, and IT Pros

How to Choose and Use a VPN, For Beginners and Experts Get Started With a VPN at Any Level

How to Monitor Your Employees' PCs Without Going Too Far

How to Monitor Your Employees' PCs Without Going Too Far

Stop Your Boss From Spying on You

Tired of having a corporate Big Brother looking over your shoulder? Here are a few easy ways to keep your employer from monitoring your online life.

How to Mine Customer Data the Right Way

Data mining can help you unearth hidden information about what your customers want--but you should avoid becoming a pariah or being singled out by the media for privacy violations. Here are the right methods to build a loyal customer following.

Prevent E-mail Disasters: 5 Tools to Protect You from Slip-ups

A growing number of tech tools are now on hand to prevent the all-too-common e-mail faux pas.

9 Security Tips For Protecting Mobile Workers

The new working professional is always connected, and increasingly, the office is Starbucks, an airport, or home.

Security on a Shoestring Budget

With the right mix of open-source tools, protecting your PCs and your network doesn’t have to break your bottom line.

Scaling and Provisioning Virtual Servers

While virtual servers have proven a boon in the data center, they don't address the challenge of incrementally adding server capacity.