security

Important: Microsoft Patch Tuesday Today

If you’ve disabled automatic updates and / or amended your “active hours” – because like most of us you can’t afford those intrusive update routines to begin, clog your machine and require restarts in the middle of doing actual work — Please make a note, budget some time tonight and see that you run those updates.

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The “Next Inflection” Continued: Security Industry’s Deep Pockets for A.I.

Headline at Next Big Future: Private police and security outnumber public police by five times and private security industry is $35 billion per year. To extend the inflection metaphor —…

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Website Hacking — Strong case for Shared Managed Hosting

“Get faster, get shared. Get secure, get managed.”

Web Hosting best practices for Sole Prop’s and Managers who “wear all the hats.”

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Encryption — Email is next

Reading through my feeds, I see recent posts from various sources that Google, Facebook and others are beginning to realize that: Server to Server encryption of Email messages is never going…

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PassWord Security

It’s no longer okay to share security credentials by email. There, you have it.  A line in the sand. Even if you go the extra distance: to send the UserID…

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MS to patch IE for Windows XP.

Another courtesy posts for followers … I appreciate your preference in hearing from me.  I’ll do my best to cut through the fog. Just yesterday this popular online source said…

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Seriously. Stop using M.S. Internet Explorer Browser.

A courtesy post .  If you’ve stopped using MS I.E. — move on, read no further.  I’ll post again when the flaw is fixed. But I was asked by a client…

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XP and Explorer — New Security Flaws

I’m asked time and again what owners can expect for continuing use of Windows XP.  My advice is mixed.  But on one point I think we’ve finally crossed the boarder…

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Who’s kool-aid are you drinking? Follow the leaders.

Trust.  It’s a huge issue.  I posted earlier in this site about an emerging sense that new forms of ID are going to be needed.  I’m writing again to encourage…

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Payments Processing — Sole Proprietors and SMB’s look to hosted services

Asked my recommendation about implementing a payments processing backend within their Web Presence my response is look at this first. http://quickbooks.intuit.com/payments/ This tool accepts payments / invites credit cards ……

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