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Why You Should Send Your Child to Coding Camp this Summer

Why You Should Send Your Child to Coding Camp this Summer

May 31, 2018

Many things pull for the attention of parents and children during the months of June, July and August. Vacations, sporting activities and downtime. However, I encourage you to set aside at least one week this summer for your child to attend a tech camp designed to teach them how to code. This post will explain […]

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Laptop Plugged in but not Charging? Here are a Few Possible Solutions

Laptop Plugged in but not Charging? Here are a Few Possible Solutions

March 2, 2018

  When you plug your wall charger into your laptop, hopefully your device gives you a notification saying that it is being charged and then you just go about doing whatever it was you were planning to do.   But you might see something like this instead: This means that your laptop is plugged in […]

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Why Regulate Your Company’s Mobile Devices? The Answers May Surprise You

Why Regulate Your Company’s Mobile Devices? The Answers May Surprise You

January 19, 2018

In October 2017 Lookout surveyed approximately 2,000 US IT executives regarding their own and their company’s use of mobile devices in the workplace. The main purpose of this survey was to measure the upcoming GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) being unrolled in the next six months. The fines for companies that don’t comply with this […]

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MacOS High Sierra Root Account Compromise Fixed

MacOS High Sierra Root Account Compromise Fixed

December 1, 2017

Most computers have an account which by default allows unrestricted access and control to all of the commands and programs on an operating system. This account is called a “root” account by Macintosh and Linux, and “administrator” by Windows. Earlier this week Apple released its next big operating system update: MacOS High Sierra. Software updates […]

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Cyber Security and Protecting Your Clients Part 2 – Starring Equifax.. Again

Cyber Security and Protecting Your Clients Part 2 – Starring Equifax.. Again

October 13, 2017

If you live in the United States there’s a good chance that you already know what Equifax is, and if you don’t already know what Equifax is then you’re probably going to get a not-so-great first impression of the business from this article. Equifax is one of three companies required to provide credit reports for […]

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Cyber Security and Protecting your Clients – Starring Equifax

Cyber Security and Protecting your Clients – Starring Equifax

September 8, 2017

Equifax is one of three companies required by the federal government to provide credit reports for citizens of the United States. Recently, Equifax announced that it had been hacked back around May or April of this year. Here’s the problem, if you are a business that interacts with other people or organizations, you are probably […]

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Net Neutrality 101: How it Will Impact your Business

Net Neutrality 101: How it Will Impact your Business

August 28, 2017

You may have heard the term “net neutrality” but never really given it much thought. I understand why; it is a term that has been tossed around the tech industry for the last 15 years with little attention given to the everyday business person…until now. What you may not know is that the discussion about […]

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Windows 10 S – Is the Security Really There?

Windows 10 S – Is the Security Really There?

July 5, 2017

  Windows 10 S is a new version of Windows which launched alongside the new Microsoft Surface Laptop. The Surface Laptop itself is a fairly powerful device, but its default operating system – Windows 10 S – limits the laptop to the capabilities of a chromebook. No, this is not a design flaw with Windows […]

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Email & PowerPoint-Based Malware Attacks

Email & PowerPoint-Based Malware Attacks

June 21, 2017

As if there weren’t already enough reasons to distrust your emails, a ransom ware attack in late May shows that hackers have the power to steal money and information without your input. Well, actually they don’t, but that’s not what all the headlines said a week ago. Many cyber attacks and news articles rely on […]

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WannaCry Ransomware Attacks – Why Keeping your OS Updated Matters

WannaCry Ransomware Attacks – Why Keeping your OS Updated Matters

May 17, 2017

Whenever you get the opportunity to update your operating system, please do it. You may be uncomfortable with the updates applied at first, but at least you reduce the risk of being heckled for money by your own computer. Last Friday marked the start of a huge ransomware attack. This specific ransomware attack has been […]

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