Setting up Unifi with VLAN and guest networks

Crosstalk Solutions have provided some helpful videos to understand how to setup a Unifi network from start to finish. This can help configuring more advanced networking features because the Unifi Security Gateway can be tricky to setup when getting started. Their video goes through the process of setting up VLANs for a guest network. ThereContinue reading “Setting up Unifi with VLAN and guest networks”

Network setup and configuration with pfsense, Unifi and Untangle

Lawrence systems has some great videos on You-tube about setting up and configuring a secure robust network for small businesses and other organisations. Their preferred solutions include Pfsense with Professional quality devices such as the Netgate SG-1100 and Unifi Wireless Access Points. They have also reviewed and recommend Untangle Next Gen firewall as a commerciallyContinue reading “Network setup and configuration with pfsense, Unifi and Untangle”

Update your Operating System and software

Keeping your Operating System and software up to date is one of the most important steps to protect your home or small business. Operating systems and software is updated regularly to fix security vulnerabilities as these are found. If you are not applying updates then you are leaving your system vulnerable to attacks that exploitContinue reading “Update your Operating System and software”

Start a discussion to talk about security and privacy

One of the most important things you can do to improve cyber security for your business, at home and with your family and friends is to have a conversation about this. Many breaches occur because people are not aware of what they can and should be doing to protect themselves. Phishing attacks are an exampleContinue reading “Start a discussion to talk about security and privacy”

Don’t forget about physical security at your home or workplace

We have covered many of the steps that you can take to improve your cyber security resilience including updating your Operating System and software, using strong and unique passwords for all of your accounts and enabling 2 factor authentication amongst other things. We also identified the important of having an ongoing conversation to raise awareness,Continue reading “Don’t forget about physical security at your home or workplace”