It’s controversial but important. As a parent, here’s my perspective.
Quickly improve your network performance and security at home with a few solid tips.
These crimes are on the rise. Here’s what you need to know.
Advanced email security in one post that covers how SPF and DKIM can be combined to support DMARC.
Robot networks or botnets have quickly grown in popularity among criminals. Here’s why and what you can do about it.
When I chose not to go to college, there were a lot of the kinds of reactions one might expect.
This time last week I was wrapping up MacTech Conference in Los Angeles. The three-day conference was satisfying on some unexpected levels this year. First, for the people, second for the learning, and third for the crazy schwack happening all around us. The shooting cast a shadow as it happened in the middle of the…
The biggest reasons to be concerned about your privacy aren’t what you might think.
Some heavy gratitude to John Feminella (@jxxf), Jeff Roberson (@jeffroberson), and @snipeyhead for sharing their inspiring conversation via twitter today that turned me onto this incredible clip.
Information about you is already out there. Here’s knowledge you can use to control it better and make it harder for criminals to target you.
Nudging people to be prepared in a crisis is no small feat. It’s a rare thing to be even a little successful.
Since I last wrote about it, Technology Operations (TechOps for short) has evolved. Here’s how.
WARNING –> This is a long read, which is why the important stuff is at the top.
If you’re trying to teach fish how to swim, it helps if you put them in the water.
Neil Postman (March 8, 1931 – October 5, 2003) was an American author, media theorist and cultural critic, who was associated with NYU for forty years. He wrote countless articles, papers and seventeen books. Though my personal favorite is Teaching as a Subversive Activity, Neil is best known for his 1985 book about television, Amusing…
It’s not a big secret. Organizations need to be much more proactive about security. Firewalls and antivirus are not a plan anymore, they are doors and windows that can and will be circumvented. Expecting that attackers will simply stay off of your network is foolish. No one knows the moment they’ve been hacked. They find…
This is the best advice I’ve ever received. It’s so good and I am so grateful, it is the only advice I ever offer. Not surprisingly, it’s transmitted directly and indirectly by some of the greatest characters in fiction. I offer it to my 5-year-old each day when I drop him at school. He answers…
Whatever you believe about Snowden, he put himself at great risk of peril and at the kind of personal expense that most of us won’t ever experience and cannot even imagine.
I will describe keyboards to my son one day in a not-too-distant future when he asks about them. That is when he and I will ask the computer to show us some examples. We will spend a rainy afternoon making make-believe keyboards (QWERTY and Dvorak) out of cardboard and crayons and pretend to type in…
Mom passed away. Here’s everything I learned from the experience about Vascular Dementia.
TOUGH CHOICES When I chose to forego college, preferring instead to join the working world confident that doors would open, there were a lot of the kinds of reactions one might expect. Most asked things like: “what are you thinking?” “why would you do such a thing?” “what are you planning to do instead?” My…