Network Security – Combating Spyware / Malware

Network Secuirty is vital in any size organisation. It was recently estimated that 90% of all PC’s are harbouring 30 or more pieces of Spyware/Malware and that these are to blame for half of all PC crashes within an organisation.  Network Security is no longer just Anti Virus software. Spyware is a general term for a class of harmful applications that are distributed through the user browsing the Internet in a “normal” fashion. Typically Spyware is installed without the user’s...

Is your slow IT affecting your business?

Is your slow IT slowing your business down and you don’t know where to turn to for advice on what to buy and where? Did you know that Commercial Networks offer free consultancy, providing you with the opportunity to meet us and for us to understand you, your business and your IT systems. We daily speak with business’s that are struggling with slow IT. From our head office in Manchester and sub offices located in Stoke on Trent and Falkirk...

What a firewall does – securing your network

The common features / benefits of firewalls: block unwanted incoming traffic to your network block outgoing network traffic based on source of destination ie. You may want to prevent employees from accessing certain web sites block network traffic based on content ie integrating with a virus scanner to prevent files or emails with viruses from entering your network allowing access to your network and internal resources to selective users allowing connection to internal network with a virtual private network (VPN). ...