Latest Podcasts

Latest Articles

Multi-factor Authentication

Multi-factor Authentication

Multi-factor AuthenticationHi. Craig Peterson here with a blink into multi-factor authentication.   Two-factor authentication, also known as multi-factor authentication, provides some of the highest levels of security available — Something you know along with...

read more
VPNs and Security

VPNs and Security

VPNs and SecurityHi. Craig Peterson here with a blink into the dangers and benefits of VPNs.   VPNs originally were to connect business networks together over the Internet, saving thousands of dollars per month over leased lines.   Today, we’re using VPNs to watch...

read more
Accidental risks in the home and on the road

Accidental risks in the home and on the road

Accidental risks in the home and on the roadHi. Craig Peterson here with a blink into accidental risks in the home and on the road.   Some of the things we may not be thinking about when we’re working at home, or out of the office.    There’s the physical dangers:  ...

read more
Recognizing and Avoiding Spyware

Recognizing and Avoiding Spyware

Recognizing and Avoiding SpywareHi. Craig Peterson here with a blink into spyware.   To start with, the term "spyware" doesn't refer to the Russians. It isn’t the KGB. Spyware is also known as "adware."More specifically, it refers to software that, when installed on...

read more
Keeping Security Up-To-Date

Keeping Security Up-To-Date

Keeping Security Up-to-DateHi. Craig Peterson here with a blink into upgrades, updates, and patches.   Do you know which ones to pay attention to?   I’m sure you’ve heard about the Equifax breach. The records of 140 million Americans, along with some British and...

read more
Understanding Small Business Firewalls

Understanding Small Business Firewalls

Understanding Small Business FirewallsHi. Craig Peterson here.   Hackers are more active today than they ever have been, so we’re going to take a quick blink at Understanding Firewalls for your Small Business or Home.   When your computer is accessible through an...

read more
USB Security

USB Security

USB SecurityHi. Craig Peterson here with a blink into USB thumb drives.    Some of the characteristics of those thumb drives we all use create real security problems:   They’re easy to lose, and often contain private information. If you have encrypted your USB flash...

read more
Securing Wi-Fi

Securing Wi-Fi

Securing Wi-FiHi. Craig Peterson here with a blink into using Wifi.    Our online lives revolve around Wifi. At home, at the office, and on the road. We’ve had Wifi for years, and yet we often don’t configure or use it correctly.    In our homes and businesses, we...

read more
Secure Use of Computers in Public

Secure Use of Computers in Public

Secure Use of Computers in PublicHi. Craig Peterson here with a blink into using computers in public.   Most people have their own computers nowadays, but we are using them more-and-more in public.   We are plugging our devices into random USB ports to charge them. We...

read more
powered by Typeform
Malcare WordPress Security