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The Lighter Side

Hitch-hiking A guy was hitch-hiking on a very dark and stormy night. Suddenly he saw a car roll slowly toward him and stop. He jumped into the back seat and closed the door. Then realized there was nobody behind the ...

Protecting You: Not holding Your Information Hostage

Throughout my career, I have met with a lot of firms and in case after case, we see the same thing. The IT company holds the client’s information hostage. You know what I’m talking about. Who has all the passwords? ...

The Joy of SOPs

How to Use SOPs to Cut Expenses, Cross Train Your Team, and Increase Client Satisfaction You might think that IT problems are too unique to use Stand Operating Procedures, but you’d be wrong. You can use SOPs to great advantage ...

When Your Computer Has Been Taken Hostage: What To Do About Ransomware

A particularly vicious form of malware has grown exponentially in recent years – ransomware to be specific. This type of software restricts access to your files until a ransom is paid to its creators. ...

The Lighter Side

On Sep 8, 1966, Star Trek first appeared on TV…and changed our lives forever. I wasn’t born when Star Trek first aired, but I watched the reruns on WPIX-11 during my high school years (Go Bronx Science!). How did Star ...

Protecting You: Playoffs or Projects?

We perform daily security analysis for our clients (yes, it’s very labor intensive and requires sharp investigatory skills). During one of them, we noticed that a single employee had excessive internet usage. Digging ...

Leonard Nimoy, 1931-2015

“He lived long…and prospered a billion minds. All of us who grew up watching TOS and benefit from technology owe him a debt. Now it’s our turn to carry on his legacy. Inspire the young – Teach them logic, science ...

What You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You: Personal Rights and Social Media

Recently in Aurora, Colorado, a young man put on Facebook that he had hit a vehicle when he was drunk and didn’t stop at the scene of the crime. Within 20 minutes of him posting on Facebook, two of his ...

Parenting Responsibly in the Internet Era

Data never goes away. Don’t forget about that. Just because you’re not using it, it doesn’t mean it goes away. It will never get deleted. It’s just like real life. There’s stuff you and I did in high school which ...

Divorce and The Internet: Cover Your Assets

One of the gray areas of law and technology interception is in matrimonial cases. When couples are about to get a divorce, good attorneys go, “Give me all your social media credentials.” If the case is high profile or nasty ...

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