Episodes

13. Avoid Software Delays with Rapid Application Development

Is your software development project facing constant setbacks? Rapid Application Development may be just the right ingredient to jumpstart your projects or get your project back on track. IN this episode we cover three main topics: Common Failures with other methodologies Benefits of Rapid Application Development (RAD) How to get started with RAD Rapid Application…

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12. Protect your files from ransomware with automatic backups

Are your files protected in the event of a hard drive crash or ransomware attack? Online backup services can help. In this episode we’ll look at how to set up automatic backups for your computers, at home and in the workplace. We’ll cover three main areas: Why you need automatic backups Automatic backup services How…

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11. The Apple iPhone revolution, from the original iPhone through SlowPhoneGate & SmartPhone Rehab

Apple’s iPhone has come a long way since the original release in 2007, revolutionizing an industry, changing our culture and even stirring up the recent controversies of “Slow Phone Gate” and “Smart Phone rehab”. I definitely have a love/hate relationship with them, fortunately more love than hate even now. Personally I’ve been extremely happy with…

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10. Meltdown and Spectre Bugs Explained

Meltdown & Spectre have hit the news recently as device manufacturers and software organizations are beginning to roll out updates to help keep everyone safe. In this episode I explain what these are and what you can do to help mitigate their effects for yourself and your organization: Meltdown Explained Spectre Explained How to protect…

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9. Is it time to revamp or rewrite your website?

If you fail to keep your website up to date, you could lose customers, and lose business. You need to first take a critical look at your website.  There are three main areas to consider whether it’s time to revamp or rewrite your website: Security & maintenance Features & functionality Adaptability You need to ask…

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8. What Multi-factor authentication is and why you need to enforce it NOW to prevent from getting hacked

It seems lately that there’s a large-scale security breach on the news just about every week. From 3 billion Yahoo accounts to half the U.S. population affected by the Equifax breach, we’ve seen major companies take a hit in the last 12 months. Keeping yourself and your company protected is getting harder. And unfortunately, hacking…

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6. How are you protecting your data? Here are 3 questions you need to ask yourself

In this episode we discuss how to preserve your company’s data.  That is, your key information on your customers, including not only the basic contact information such as name and address, but also any historical notes you’ve had with them as well as images, photos or documentation. You need to ask yourself these the following…

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5. An interview with Amazon’s Alexa – Are voice-enabled wireless speakers like Alexa and Google Home secure?

In this episode we discuss what you can do to feel a bit safer when using voice-enabled wireless speakers like Amazon’s Alexa, Google Home or Apple’s upcoming Homepod.  1.       Consider where you place the device(s) and mute when not needed 2.       Delete recordings if you’re concerned 3.       Make sure your wi-fi network is secure Follow…

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4. Shop safer online with these four strategies

In this episode we discuss how you can shop a bit safer online with some common-sense tips to keep you one step ahead of hackers and identity thieves.  Make sure the site is secure Be careful what you share Watch out for fake sites or Apps Never shop on public wi-fi Following these 4 strategies…

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