I wanted to write something about the Microsoft / Yahoo non merger on Saturday but I couldn’t come up with anything more than YAWN. I’m not really surprised that talks between the two companies broke down or that Microsoft withdrew its acquisition offer. The deal never made sense to me and to be honest I […]
First Impressions: Windows Vista Business SP1
I installed Windows Vista Business SP1 on a couple of test PCs recently and I’ve been putting it and Office 2007 through their paces over the last couple of days. For the most part I’m happy with them… Vista’s Aero interface is such a radical departure from Windows XP that it takes a little getting […]
Missing Laptop Causes Security Concerns
Stories about missing laptops containing confidential information are becoming to be an everyday occurrence. If you’re carrying around a laptop that contains confidential information you be some type of encryption to protect that information.
Here’s a short but informative video on mobile threats from the folks at F-Secure.
Secure Computing Follow-up
I came across a few interesting articles and resources anyone who attended last nights presentation might be interested in. First is an article by David Harely on Macs & Malware. Second the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released its annual report on cyber crime. IC3 is a partnership between the FBI and the National […]
Products & services mentioned during presentation to DACS
Alternative Web Browsers Firefox Opera Information on Hoaxes and Urban Ledgeneds Vmyths Hoaxbusters Snopes Must Have Tools Acronis True Image PE Builder (Bart PE) Trend Micro Sysclean Anti-Virus Software F-Prot Anti-Virus F-Secure Anti-Virus or Internet Security Kaspersky AntiVirus or Internet Security Nod32 Anti-Virus or Smart Security Anti-Spyware Software Ad-Aware 2007 CounterSpy SpyBot Search & Destroy […]