Cyber Protection

Cyber Protection

Introduction Cyber security is becoming increasingly important as time goes by. I remember my first experience with a virus in the late 1980s or late 1990s. I was building a Novell Netware server and noticed the words on a blank screen that read something like,...
Are You Ready For A Disaster?

Are You Ready For A Disaster?

Introduction Several years ago, I implemented a disaster recovery plan (DR) for a company, which enabled them to do business as usual during a two-week-long power outage in their area. How was that possible? They purchased a cloud-based email and file storage solution...
Beware of Scams

Beware of Scams

Introduction There are many types of scams on the web, but a prevalent one is called the refund scam. Countless people have lost thousands of dollars because of this scam. In this article, I hope to increase your awareness of these and similar scams to help protect...
Things Computer Owners Should Know

Things Computer Owners Should Know

Introduction Many people have some kind of computer in their home or office. However, many of those people do not know some key things that they can or should do. In this article, I will describe the things you should know to manage your computer in several aspects....
Password Managers

Password Managers

I’ve encountered far too many people who either use very weak passwords or write them on sticky notes where they may be easily retrieved, especially by someone else. I remember one case where the username and password for signing into Windows were taped onto a laptop,...