Work From Home in 2020
Work From Home in 2020: it’s a different world working from home. Stay Secure There’s one thing that spread faster around the world than COVID-19 and that’s COVID-19 scams. The breadth and depth of these scams is breathtaking: fake cures, fake science, and fake emergency funding all delivered by every internet media outlet and texts.… (0 comment)

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)

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)

Click Here To Kill Everybody Book Review
Click Here To Kill Everybody Book Review: even the author Bruce Schneier admits the title is clickbait. Is all our technology so interconnected that someone could click here to kill everybody? Schneier opens his book with three scenarios of how technology could kill. Hackers could remotely disable car brakes, take over steering and even turn… (0 comment)

Did email bring down Hillary Clinton?
Did email bring down Hillary Clinton? Technology played a big part in the recent U.S. election but did bad tech advice change the result? That email server I don’t believe Hillary Clinton and her team were really trying to hide email with their setup. She wanted to use her Blackberry for emails.  I get that… (0 comment)

Facebook jail
Facebook Jail: how does a small business owner get blocked from Facebook for 6 weeks? Missing In Action I’d missing a Facebook friend for some weeks. I like his snarky humour. But I hadn’t seen any posts from him in weeks. Was he blocked on Facebook again I wondered. How does a small business owner… (0 comment)

Office 365: which version?
Office 365: which version? I get asked this question a lot now from folks. Since Microsoft stopped selling the disc version of its popular Office software several years ago, it has forced people to buy their online download Office 365. Which version? I’ve created this video that shows you the different options and they mean.… (0 comment)

Windows 10: tales from the upgrade whirlwind
Windows 10: tales from the upgrade whirlwind. Microsoft continues to ram Windows 10 down people’s throats: from interrupting a weather forecast, a livestream video game, I’ve had clients tell me they’ve repeatedly said no to the update and then turned around to find it upgrading their computer without their clicked consent. The good news is… (0 comment)

Buying a new smartphone for business
Buying a new smartphone for your business? Confused by all the options and the hype? What’s the best bang for your business buck? Don’t rely on Facebook advice or your kids to make this decision. Consider before you buy What should you consider before you buy? Before I got my new phone in December I… (0 comment)