How to Protect iPhones and iPads from Cyberattacks

Accounteks ConsultingMobile, Security & Privacy

Apple has built a solid reputation for producing secure mobile devices. Some of the tech giant’s customers believe that Apple products are so secure that they do not need to take any additional security measures. However, Apple’s mobile devices are not without their flaws. There are known vulnerabilities in the iOS operating system and in the devices’ built-in apps. Plus, … Read More

How Often Should Passwords Be Changed?

Accounteks ConsultingSecurity & Privacy

How old are your passwords? Almost half of the 2,000 U.S. and U.K. respondents in a TeleSign survey admitted they have not changed their passwords in five years. Even worse, more than 20 percent of them were using passwords that were more than 10 years old. You likely will not get much argument that these passwords are too old. But … Read More

Are You Using an Older Version of Internet Explorer? If so, Heed This Deadline

Accounteks ConsultingComputers, Network Infrastructure

If you are using an older version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, there is an important deadline looming: January 13, 2016. Starting on this date, only the most recent version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive security updates and technical support. In other words, you will receive security patches only if you are running the following … Read More