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Infomaniak

Infomaniak

Website host in Geneva   Who is Infomaniak?   Simple store in 1994, then host of websites from 2000, Infomaniak is today called "the little Swiss Google". Boris Siegenthaler, its co-founder and strategic director, injects impressive energy into it. A true...

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What is a scam?

What is a scam?

Widespread scam on the Internet   Scamdefines an internet scam. Its general principle is based on sending emails or sms from scammers who try to gain the trust of their recipients, with the aim of extorting money from them. This cyber scam,variant of SPAM, can...

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Recovering lost data

Recovering lost data

Loss of computer data   A loss of computer data can quickly turn into a nightmare in your business. Sensitive or confidential data, some are irreplaceable and it is not pleasant to have to start a job done or to go in search of essential data that would have been...

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Digital pollution

Digital pollution

Send an email, watch your social networks or watch streaming videos... all these acts of our daily life have a beautiful and good impact on our planet. Since the Covid-19 pandemic,the acceleration of digitalization has never been greater. Telework, dematerialization...

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Computer security

Computer security

What's computer security?   Computer security is about protecting a computer system from any data breach, intrusion, degradation or theft within a computer structure. With the rise of the Internet and the use of computerized processes by the majority of...

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Telephony in Switzerland

Telephony in Switzerland

Professional telephony   Telephony is gaining momentum with the arrival of 5G in Switzerland. What is at stake for professionals? The professional telephony sector offers many packages that are more or less suitable for your business. The telecommunications...

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Know everything about firewalls

Know everything about firewalls

The term "firewall" in computer science   The firewall,also called Firewall,is a security device to protect your local network,and more generally your entire computer system,from hacking and attempted intrusions of any kind.   When your computer is connected...

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Save your website

Save your website

Make your website safe   Like the recent fire that devastated the servers of the famous host OVH in March 2021, no one is safe from an accident. Approximately 464,000 domain names and 3.6 million web servers that were connected to OVH were unavailable after the...

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Choosing the best backup solution

Choosing the best backup solution

Different methods of backing up data   The importance of choosing the right method of backing up your company's data is no longer to be proven. There are many solutions available to you. They all have advantages and disadvantages, more or less reliable, should we...

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Huge cyberattack at Microsoft

Huge cyberattack at Microsoft

China blames Microsoft Exchange for cyberattacks Update July 20, 2021 China is engaged in "irresponsible, disruptive and destabilizing behavior in cyberspace,which poses a major threat to the economy and security" of the United States and its partners, U.S. Secretary...

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Cookies on the Internet

Cookies on the Internet

Updated on 05 March 2021:   Google continues its path to meet users' privacyexpectations. According to our source: BDM, Google continues to make progress on its "Privacy Sandbox" project. Its purpose is to remove third-party cookies to preserve the privacy of...

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3 billion passwords in the wild

3 billion passwords in the wild

The COMB database COMB is the name of this famous database including the identifiers and passwords that have been stolen for years in the computer systems of several companies. Composed of 3.2 billion combinations of emails and their passwords,this database was...

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Cybersecurity in 2021

Cybersecurity in 2021

Preventing malware to get 2021 off to a good start   To start the new year on a solid foundation in cybersecurity, Barraud Consulting advises you. Properly protect all your devices with effective security software and say goodbye to malware attacks.  ...

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WhatsApp Privacy Policy

WhatsApp Privacy Policy

Updated february 19, 2021 After the postponement of the update of the privacy data, WhatsApp returns to the subject with clearer communication to reassure its users. A banner will be shown on its app to explain precisely the terms of the update. This will mainly...

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Piracy at Spotify

Piracy at Spotify

A fearsome cyberattack It's a bit of a coincidence that by the end of 2020, cybersecurity researchers came across this info: more than 400,000hacked Spotify subscriber accounts. The databases of these client accounts were stored on the hackers' servers where there are...

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Happy Holidays 2020

Happy Holidays 2020

The year 2020 is coming to an end and with it we look to a new year full of hope... The health crisis of Covid-19 that we have been going through since the beginning of 2020 has changed our lives: personal and professional. Putting a strain on today's society, theour...

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Phishing

Phishing

Phishing and Prevention A Phishing attack,also called phishing,is an email that encourages people to give out personal information. It uses the image of any trust structure for malicious purposes,these attacks are unpredictable. Here are the basic rules to follow when...

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Important information COVID-19

Important information COVID-19

Dear Customers, As a result of legislative changes in recent hours, many companies in Switzerland and around the world are evolving rapidly to ensure that all their employees can work from home and carry out their daily tasks exactly as if they were inside the office....

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New address

New address

Barraud Consulting Sarl is pleased to welcome you to its new offices: Street of December 31, 17 - in the district of Eaux Vives in Geneva. If you need advice, please contact us. Your IT support for SMEs in French-speaking Switzerland.

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New Swiss legislation on the public wi-fi network

Public Wi-Fi for Business   Your restaurant, hotel, bar or any other activity offering public Wi-Fi must be updated in terms of network regulations. Not only to avoid legal risks,but also for greater security of the company's data and the network itself. In...

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GDPR: Let’s get myths and reality in order.

GDPR: Let’s get myths and reality in order.

A few paragraphs to get a basic idea of the "new" GDPRand understand when and how to set it up. You have also received dozens and dozens of communications about GDPR. You want to adapt, but don't know where to start, because everyone says different...

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