13 Free Data Security Tools for a Safer New Year

by Joseph Moran

Protecting your business data is a great New Year's resolution. It's even better when it's free. Here are six ways -- and 13 tools -- to lock down 2011 without spending a dime.

Data security is serious business, but the good news is it that protecting your company’s data doesn't have to blow your budget -- or even touch it. Mindful of how scarce funds can be at year's end, we put together a list of six ways to secure your data -- and 13 free security tools to help you do it.

Our sister site eSecurityPlanet.com has the full story. Go check it out and ring in a much safer New Year.

Each year, consumers and businesses spend a considerable amount on security-oriented software and/or services. As January approaches, and with it the end of the fiscal year (not to mention lowered bank balances and exhausted budgets due in part to a spate of December gift-giving), it’s easy to find oneself or one’s business a bit short on funds. Fortunately, you don’t necessarily need to spend money for top-notch security software. If you resolve to stay secure in the New Year, here are a half-dozen no-cost ways to do it.

Read the complete article: 6 Free Ways to Stay Secure in the New Year

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This article was originally published on Thursday Dec 16th 2010
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