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Ways To Combat Social Engineering To Protect Your Data Facilities

If you are running a data center that processes sensitive information -- and most do, even if it's just the records in the human resources department -- you have to be aware of all risks to the data. In addition to hacking and run-of-the-mill break-ins, you also have to keep an eye out for social engineering, which is a fancy name for con artistry. Social engineering is a daily occurrence in many areas, mainly through email and phone phishing, but it can take on a personal aspect, too, when someone tries to bluff their way into a facility.

Retrofitting Your Old House With Central Air Conditioning: What Options Are Available?

The majority of old houses do not have a central air conditioning system. During summer when temperatures are warm, those staying in these old homes look for other cooling techniques, such as installing fans in every room or noisy window A/C units. The preference for these inefficient options is because installing tubing and traditional ducts that are needed to make a central air conditioning system functional can be quite expensive. Fortunately, if you have an older home, there are some affordable options that can enable you to retrofit a central air conditioning system as will be described below.

The Pros And Cons Of A PVC Pond Liner

If you are building a pond in your outdoor space, you will likely use a pond liner in the hole that is dug before adding water. The pond liner creates the walls of the pond, helping to prevent water from seeping into the dirt and mud that would otherwise create the boundaries of your pond. When it comes to selecting a pond liner, there are many different materials you can select from.

Precautions to Take When Renting a Pressure Washer

Pressure washers are handy tools to have, or at least to rent, because they can do many things from simple cleaning to stripping paint. It is important to understand the complexity of this equipment and its safety hazards. You can hurt yourself or someone else with a pressure washer, and failing to take the proper safety precautions could result in structural damage. You have to follow some safety tips to ensure you won't harm anyone or anything before you start using your pressure washer.

3 Simple Steps To Help You Protect Leather Furniture In A Storage Unit

If you have leather furniture that needs to be stored somewhere, renting a temperature-controlled storage unit would be a great option; however, temperature-controlled units are not always available. If you cannot get a unit like this, you can still store your leather furniture in a regular unit, but you will need to take a few extra steps to make sure your furniture is protected while it is being stored. Here are the steps you must take.