What's better for your business: Managed IT Services or hiring a Network Administrator? This article explores the costs vs. benefits of hiring an in-house Network Administrator or outsourcing the work. At some point it may make sense for your company to augment your IT with partial or total in-house...
04.27.20 04:29 PM - Comment(s)

Zoom has gotten a lot of crap lately for their less-than stellar privacy settings, creeper settings, and security configurations. So here's a brief summary of my thoughts when to use Zoom, when to use an alternative, and some suggested alternatives. 

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04.06.20 07:03 AM - Comment(s)

With so many of us unable to work at our offices we figured it would be timely to set out some tips and tricks for how to do that effectively. We'll go through a couple of scenarios and some tips to get the most out of your time when you're isolated. 

If you're one of those unfortunate souls who...

03.18.20 10:09 PM - Comment(s)

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to present to the Oregon Government Finance Officers Association on a panel with the FBI, the CIS from University of Oregon, and a lawyer. I've heard the guy from the FBI speak before and it's always enjoyable, but as I was listening to him this time I realiz...

03.12.20 03:14 PM - Comment(s)

In construction, a firewall is a wall in a building that prevents a fire from spreading to other parts of a building. These are super important and help protect people when a building is on fire so they can escape before the whole building burns up. 

In the cyber world, a firewall h...

02.17.20 11:01 AM - Comment(s)