• Backblaze Discount for February 2022

    One of the first lines of defense against ransomware is regular backups. Their normal price is $7/month, per computer, for Unlimited Backups so you can’t go wrong. If you don’t have backups setup for your home computers, now is the time. Backblaze has a 10% off code if you sign...

  • Set Your Identity Protection PIN with the IRS today

    Cybersecurity tip of the day… Setup an identity protection pin with the IRS so that nobody can file taxes as you this year (they’re only good for a year) https://www.irs.gov/identity-theft-fraud-scams/get-an-identity-protection-pin

  • G Suite Free is going away

    If you’re using the free edition of G Suite, this should not come as a surprise, but your days of free will soon be over. Make a plan now for what you will do when you get this email. Prior to December 6, 2012, Google offered a free edition of...

  • Law Enforcement Access to Chat Data

    A January 2021 FBI document outlines what types of data and metadata can be lawfully obtained by the FBI from messaging apps. Rolling Stone broke the story and it’s been written about elsewhere. I don’t see a lot of surprises in the document. Lots of apps leak all sorts of...

  • Knowledge of true truth can keep you out of trouble

    “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” Mark Twain? (attribution uncertain)