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BitLocker Guide: How to use this Windows encryption tool to protect your data
Encrypting every bit of data on a Windows PC is a crucial security precaution. Windows 10 and Windows 11 include the same strong encryption options, with business editions having the best set of management tools. Here's a hands-on guide.
Multi-factor authentication: How to enable 2FA to step up your security
Want to avoid having your online accounts hacked? Enable two-factor authentication, a crucial security measure that requires an extra step when signing in to high-value services. In this post, I explain how to set up 2FA and which accounts to focus on first.
How to lock down your Microsoft account and keep it safe from outside attackers
You can get a Microsoft account for free, but that doesn't begin to describe its value, especially if you use that account for crucial email and cloud storage. Follow these seven steps to establish a solid baseline of security and protect that account from intruders.