Zoom: How to stay safe — and what to use instead

April 8, 2020

What you can do to protect yourself when using Zoom Zoom is facing mounting criticism — possible federal investigations and state attorneys’ probes  — because of: Vulnerabilities Security lapses Privacy breaches Photo Credit: Glen Carrie / Unsplash Last year, Apple even pushed out a silent security patch to remove Zoom’s hidden web server that could … Read More

Windows 7 End of Life and What to Do

January 12, 2020

A practical guide for current owners of Windows 7 computers As you may have heard, Windows 7 support, aka the “end of life,” is January 14, 2020. As an owner of an older PC, what is your best option? First, does this apply to you? If the Windows start button is entirely within the rectangular … Read More

Mac Buying Guide

October 10, 2019

Which Mac should you buy? A buying guide for one of our most common queries Photo credit: Markus Spiske / Unsplash The short answer: We recommend the new MacBook Air for casual / light business use, but ensure that it has enough storage The back story: We’ve created this buying guide to reflect the years … Read More

Take an Online Security Quiz to assess your hacking risk

June 12, 2019

Test your cyber security defenses with our self-assessment These questions are designed to cover some essentials of online security At the end of the quiz, you’ll be shown answers along with explanations, to inform and bolster your defense against today’s sophisticated online threats. You can also send yourself the results. Further Reading Arm yourself with … Read More