Cyber insurance for your business
Cyber insurance for your business: do you need it? Cyber insurance for your business About once a month now I get asked by a client what is cyber insurance and do they need it? Sometimes I advise a client they should look into it. Why? What is cyber insurance? Cyberinsurance is a type of insurance… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday July 2019
Patch Tuesday July 2019: all the smoking hot security patches your small business needs this month. This month’s extra sizzle is in security updates for mobile and networking devices. Apple Bytes Apple released a security update to their AirPort base stations firmware. Yes, networking devices need security updates too. This update also affects Airport Time… (0 comment)

Ransomware Rampages
Ransomware Rampages: seems like every week there’s another municipality or company making headlines for being ransomware victims. Why so many? How? Ransomware Review What is ransomware? It’s a type of malware that encrypts files on computers. The ransomware generates a key to decrypt the files that the victim has to pay to get. Ransomware can… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday June 2019
Patch Tuesday June 2019: all the security news you need this month for your small business. Samsung Blue Samsung tweeted June 17th that it’s QLED televisions need to be scanned for viruses every few weeks. They also had a video on how to scan for viruses. And then Samsung deleted tweet. Oops! The crappy security… (0 comment)

Your Right To Repair
Underneath the mounds of ever increasing e-waste lies an important legal issue, your right to repair. Your Right To Repair What is Right to Repair? You can be excused if you haven’t heard of it before, the tech giants have been fighting to suppress it for years. Right to repair is the right for ordinary… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday May 2019
Patch Tuesday May 2019: all the security update news you need for your small business this month. Patch Tuesday is the 2nd Tuesday of the month when most software companies release their updates. Sophos versus Microsoft The Sophos antivirus company asked their users to uninstall a critical Windows patch. Apparently their antivirus software causes Windows… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday April 2019
Patch Tuesday April 2019: April showers bring torrents of security patches for your small business. Patch Tuesday April 2019 Patch Tuesday is that day of the month when numerous software companies release their security updates. It’s always the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Be sure to schedule time to update all your devices once a… (0 comment)

Tablet Tales
Tablet Tales: It’s confusing buying a tablet these days. How do you decide which size, which features, which operating system? Tablet Tales I needed to get a new tablet. My beloved Lenovo 7″ Yoga tablet is over 4 years old and giving off all kinds of dire messages about key software being too old and… (0 comment)

Spring Clean Your Tech
Spring Clean Your Tech: how do you tidy up all those cables and old devices? Spring Clean Your Tech Almost every client’s office that I go to has a box, a box brimming with cables, old devices and other tech detritus. And I always help the client go through it to see what the cables… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday March 2019
Patch Tuesday March 2019: all the patch news you need for your small business. Adobe Agony No Hot Flash this month for a change. This month the excitement is with Photoshop, Digital Editions (ebook  reader) and Cold Fusion. There were two important security updates last month for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat so check that… (0 comment)

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