In today’s environment, every government vendor must have a “cyber security” toolbox.
You must know how to ratchet up your level of security protecting your data, your lines of communication, and your preparation for the inevitable “cyber crash” we all know is coming sooner or later.
Here are some tips on how to create one, including where to find and how to install freeware.
Using one click maintenance, Glary Utilities is free, is powerful, and is the #1 all-in-one PC utility in the world. It offers numerous easy-to-use system tools and utilities to fix, speed up, maintain and protect your PC. Check it out at: http://www.glarysoft.com.
For Start-up Problems: Run these two programs side-by-side. Glary utilities, module tab, optimize and improve tab, start-up manager, and www.bleepingcomputer.com – to create a start-up list. Compare what runs on your PC at start-up with what should, may run, or should never run on start-up. This can fix a plethora of problems.
New Machines: New machines are loaded with crapware, like trial versions of software and paid-for apps. To eliminate the unnecessary and the unwanted, download and install PC Decrapifier. It’s an easy and effective tool. It also creates system restore points to fix any potential problems. PC Decrapifier can be found at: http://bit.ly/eDp8f.
Encryption: This is a strong way to safeguard passwords, personal information and other sensitive data. An application that covers all these features along with the ease of use and the best price – free – is TrueCrypt: http://bit.ly/3kZ277.
Malware: This is malicious software. Malware Removal software can be found at: http://bit.ly/ii2hKU.
Uninstaller: For a better application uninstaller, try this: http://www.iobit.com/advanceduninstaller.html.
Create an Image: This allows you to restore you PC to a like-new state unique to you once you configure your machine. You store this image somewhere safe so that should your machine start to act up, all you have to restore the image and – viola – you’re good to go. A good tool for this task is Macrium Reflect Free at: http://bit.ly/pkWdWa.
Driver Backup: http://bit.ly/CNimj.
Backups: Now you have this great image of your machine with all the right settings, etc. How do you back-up that image along with your files? There is the built-in version of Windows backup. However, a better solution is EaseUS Todo Backup; it’s free at: http://bit.ly/fc4AIM.