May 2015
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How to Archive Your Email
Low-tech ways to protect your business
Create your email signature in Outlook 2013
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How to Archive Your Email

Idealogical IT Manager Sean explains what email archiving is,
why it is important and the best way to do it.

Low-tech ways to protect your business
used with permission from HP Technology at Work

Pop quiz: what's a simple thing you can do to improve your business' IT security? Update your antivirus software? Use secure passwords? Here's one that many small- and medium-sized businesses rarely think about: enhance your physical security.

While often an afterthought, physical IT security is no small matter. Of the over $48 billion lost yearly in the U.S. as a result of data breaches, 28 percent resulted from stolen laptops or other portable devices [1]. In all, 60 percent of business failures can be attributed to internal theft [2].

But protecting your IT investments from theft or damage doesn't have to be difficult. In fact, many measures are relatively inexpensive and easy to set up. To help you get started, here are six of the most effective—and simple—physical security measures you should consider.

1. Lock up the server room

The server is the heart of network and data security, and unauthorized access to it can mean unfettered access to every other piece of hardware and data in your company. Limit server room access to employees who specifically need it. This should help protect you from both malicious behavior and potential accidents.

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Create your email signature in Outlook 2013
Your email signature can provide helpful information (your name, company, contact details, and sometimes more) to recipients. You can quickly and easily set up multiple automatic email signatures in Outlook 2013!

To create a new email signature
  1. Click the File tab at the top of your email.
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