Year: 2014

Security tips, Reading the Fine Print and Windows 10 beta


Three for the price of one. How to protect yourself online with two-factor authentication. Beware the fine print. And a quick note about Windows 10.

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The Great Internet Slowdown of 2014

Internet Slowdown

A symbolic gesture meant to raise awareness about Net Neutrality and what the Internet might look like if the big ISPs get their way, the Internet Slowdown of 2014 happens September 10th. It’s important stuff. You should have a look.

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The Internet of Things is scary

Beware of The Thing

There’s no stopping it. The Internet of Things is here and will grow to 26 billion devices by 2020. That’s a lot of devices and security flaws are going to be abundant.

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How I dropped my iPhone in the lake and lived to tell about it

Getting an iPhone wet is a sure no-no. My iPhone sat at the bottom of my lake for four days. Here’s how I brought it back to life.

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Windows Server 2003 EOL security concerns

Windows Server 2003 EOL is near

In just about a year Windows Server 2003 will be put to bed. No more updates. Here’s my best advice on what you can do to ensure you remain as secure as possible.

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Defense in Depth and Layered Security Explained

Defense in Depth and Layered Security

What is “Defense in Depth” and is it appropriate for your small business? You betcha! More than appropriate, I think it is mandatory.

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LA County chooses Office 365

Office 365 chosen by LA County - LA Confidential

Los Angeles County is moving over 100,000 users to Office 365 and you should, too.

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Is this thing on?

New website sneak peek

It’s been a while since the last blog post. I’m sorry. But not to worry, things will be back to normal shortly. Fix for Internet Explorer bug, EOL for Server 2003 R2, Net Neutrality, Roadie the automatic guitar tuner and news about our new site.

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