Technology overload! Take a deep breath.
With the prevalence of technology, sometimes it is hard to separate yourself from the stresses of daily life. Personally, I have my job at a fingertip at all times. I can send an email, call a client, check on project status, or look at client computer performance and, sometimes, it is pure overload. The most […]
Is your Trash Someone Else’s Treasure? Shred it!
How much personal information do you think you simply throw in your regular garbage each day? Unopened credit card offers? Utility bills? Have you ever considered shredding those items? Typically there are two main reasons why shredding paper and plastic documents is important – to prevent identity theft and fraud and to safely dispose of […]
Pay Attention to Who Wants Your Information
The days of a sneaky thief stealing your purse to get your personal information are long gone. Rummaging through trash to find unshredded bank statements is just too boring. Identity thieves are so brazen that they will just come out and ask you for any information they need: bank account numbers, social security numbers, credit […]
I have an old computer, what now?
Hopefully, if you have been properly upgrading, you have one or two old Windows XP computers sitting around gathering dust. Seeing old and unused computers stacked in a corner of an office is a constant sight when visiting clients. You do not need to fall in to this pattern or assume that is the only […]
Linked Account Horror Stories
In the past, right here on this very blog, articles on password security have talked about the use of the same password or login across multiple platforms. In today’s world of linked accounts, such password security can be very dangerous. However, a new type of attack related to social engineering can lead to attacks once […]
So, you want to be your own IT professional?
Information Technology (IT) is the practice of using computers to store, retrieve, manipulate, transmit, and communicate data. Humans have been doing this since writing was first developed back in about 3000 BC. IT encompasses technologies such as computer hardware, software, electronics, internet, e-commerce, computer services, networks, telecom equipment, and much more. And IT professionals deal […]