Install Software Updates Now to Reduce Downtime Later
When you run a business, sometimes you have to spend money to make money. Sometimes you have to take precautions today to avoid pitfalls tomorrow. That's certainly true when it comes to protecting your business from computer viruses, crashes, hackers, annoying pop-up ads and other threats to productivity. Downloading the powerful new Windows XP Service Pack 2 now will help prevent costly business interruptions later. SP2 is a free download for Windows XP users.
|Safeguard Your Business in 7 Steps|
Spend fewer than 30 minutes a day working through our 7-point, do-it-yourself security checklist and in less than two weeks you'll have greatly reduced your vulnerability to viruses, hackers and other security breaches. Here's how to get started:
Small Business Computer Security Checklist
Yes, It Can Happen to You
An architecture firm learns the hard way about lax backup procedures. An ad company takes a hit over sloppy password protection. If security isn't a priority, you're at risk too.
Find Out if Your Computers are Vulnerable
The Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser (MBSA) is a free tool you can download and use to scan your standalone or networked computers for security vulnerabilities. With MBSA you can easily find missing security updates for Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 systems. MBSA also works with desktop applications such as Microsoft Office and server applications such as Microsoft Exchange.�After scanning your computers, MBSA provides information on how to locate and install necessary updates.