Blog : Security
  Windows updates can be a contentious issue. It administrators have very different opinions as to whether they should or should not update windows. They main reasons AGAINST updating are not based so much in fact as in legacy.       Windows Updates as they used to be….. In the old days (of Server […]
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Linux Security Tips

Linux security is often overlooked in the mistaken assumption that security is built in. While this may be true to a certain extent, not taking any security measures makes you a target. No security often indicates to an attacker that the server administrator is possibly inexperienced and an easy target. At Host Africa, we care […]
Windows servers are a target for malware and hackers as they are often badly set up exactly because setting up a basic windows server is as easy as installing it. The default installation security has improved with leaps and bounds. Server 2012 is far more secure than server 2008 and Server 2016 improved it even […]
WINDOWS Pros Cons Integration: Almost everything works or is compatible with windows Security: Windows is the most widely used platform. It naturally draws the most malware. Support: A lot of Support in the form of forums, Microsoft Technet and user Q & A sessions Cost:  Although it is sometimes included in the purchase price of […]
How to choose (design) a good password  A good password is more than just some obscure word or a random combination of characters. Modern password cracking software can easily break passwords in a surprisingly short time. Any password shorter than 12 characters is fair game and even longer passwords can fall if not constructed correctly. […]

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