(Originally presented to ProVisors San Jose III group in July, 2020) The following is a slide deck from a presentation that we gave in 2020 that was meant to help a very NON-TECHNICAL audience understand some of the basics of staying as secure as possible even while working out of the office. If you’d like…

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(Originally published for AIASF in May of 2020) Introduction As the country is literally “working” its way through the current “COVID-19 crisis” (a.k.a. “coronavirus crisis”) and an increasing number of states are mandating “shelter in place” and/or “stay at home” orders, we thought that it would be helpful to post a pair of articles on…

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(Originally published for AIASF in March of 2020) Introduction As the country is literally “working” its way through the current “COVID-19 crisis” (a.k.a. “coronavirus crisis”) and an increasing number of states are mandating “shelter in place” and/or “stay at home” orders, we thought that it would be helpful to post a pair of articles on…

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Before we dive into the actual subject of this post let me first apologize for its title on two counts: * One – it’s deliberately offensive. Calling someone “cheap” in some circles can be on par with questioning someone’s integrity but I’m a fan of attention grabbing blog post titles hence the title of this…

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This year marks my 22nd in Information Technology when I started out at UCLA doing desktop support work for the school’s Life Sciences departments (biology, microbiology, psychology, etc.) helping various faculty and staff with their many computer support needs. Back in 1996, Intel’s “Pentium Pro” was considered state of the art in the Windows PC…

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