Meltdown and Spectre – what a mess

What’s going on… Security experts from Google’s Project Zero team, have discovered flaws in processor chips that are used in the majority of the world’s computers and smartphones. These flaws allow for an attacker to avoid security boundaries that are normally... Read More +

What does the Equifax breach mean?

There has been a lot of talk and confusion around the massive data breach of one of the three large credit bureaus, Equifax. Here is an article from the Washington Post describing it. Equifax provides credit checks and credit monitoring services for millions of... Read More +

The Internet Broke and It’s Your Fault

Why is backing up your data is the first step for a good financial firm IT support company? Let us show you an example! On October 21st, a company called Dyn sustained a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against its managed DNS infrastructure. A... Read More +

Traveling? 9 Tips on securely computing

One of the most frequent questions I get asked is how can people protect themselves while they are traveling. These same tactics can help when you are using a public network connection such as a coffee shop or airport. Just because you paid for the WiFi at the resort... Read More +

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