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The Art of Creating Strong Passwords

When it comes to password strength, educating users is just as important as enforcing policies.

Hardware Firewalls Bring Big Security to Small Businesses

Protect your company with an inexpensive unified security gateway.

Better Business Endpoint Security Solutions

Integrated security suites make endpoint security simpler and more effective.

Security Software: Protection or Extortion?

Two PC World contributors square off to debate the necessity or nuisance of antimalware apps.

Three Free, Easy Ways To Protect Your Network

Locking down your business data doesn't have to cost a fortune. These security basics lay the foundation for network security.

Kidproof Your Home Office (and Officeproof Your Kid)

Working at home may seem like a dream come true, but it can turn nightmarish once you add kids to the equation. Here's how to make your telecommute a little more child-friendly.

Monitor Botnet Threats Your Antivirus Can't See

A free download can help you detect botnet threats that typical security tools won't spot.

Secure Your Vista PC in 10 Easy Steps

You don't necessarily need an expensive security suite to lock down Windows Vista. Here's how to do it using free software and a few easy system tweaks.

Log In and Configure a Router

Use your default router settings to gain access before configuring a network.

Restrict Wireless Access

Keep unknown clients off your network with these basics.

Block Ports to Restrict Online Access

Use router settings to keep employees honest.