By Richard Medugno, Marcom Project Manager at Trend Micro I think it’s a big mistake for spouses or partners to have joint email accounts, or to share the passwords to their individual accounts. Another mistake, equally as bad, is to have passwords that can be easily figured out by significant others, friends, or family members….Read More
If you’re like many, you have been storing your photos on your computers for a long time. And as time has gone by, both the volume and relative preciousness of your photos seem to increased dramatically. It’s probably become very difficult to keep track of and manage the whole kit and kaboodle. So you might…Read More
In our hectic cloud-based world, devops (the mixing of infrastructure operations with software development) has become the standard way we build and run high-scale sites from IaaS to SaaS. There are lessons to be learned from how we got here, especially because devops isn’t very security friendly.
There are plenty of legitimate reasons why a responsible person might want to browse various websites without leaving a trail of evidence (cookies) in her wake, and none of them have to do with looking at anything racy. Private browsing allows a person to shop for a holiday or anniversary or birthday gift without resident…Read More
By Vic Hargrave Recently, I was perusing my Facebook news feed when I saw something strange that was written to my son’s wall. Yes, I’m friends on Facebook with both my son and daughter, who turned me on to social networking by the way. I insist on it. Haven’t you friended your kids on Facebook? …Read More
No one likes the thought of a child browsing the Internet for school research, or enjoying multi-player computer games, and then stumbling across an inappropriate website. Yet many of us don’t take the time to set up parental controls with the assumption that it will take too much time or interfere with computer performance. These…Read More
We all know it’s vitally important to protect our computers, but it can be confusing when you don’t really know what kind of protection you need. Here’s a quick review of what you should know. Firewall: A firewall prevents computers on a network from communicating directly with external computer systems. A firewall typically consists of…Read More
Like many other sites that encourage users to share information, Foursquare and Facebook Places can be used relatively safely if you use them wisely. Foursquare and Facebook Places both allow users to enter their location via cell phone apps. This allows friends to see where other friends are at any given time. You can see…Read More