No One Is Immune

September 17, 2017
Do you remember when the Ebola virus caused world-wide panic a few years ago? The killer virus appeared to be out of control and there wasn’t enough supply of vaccine or enough time to distribute it. Like the script from a sci-fi horror flick, “No one is immune! Ebola is coming to get you!” Of...
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What in the World Are Hackers Thinking?

September 6, 2017
Ransomware, Security
We already know what we think when our digital technology has been compromised by some &^%#$* hacker and her (yes, her!) virus, malware, ransomware, or phishing expedition. We get frustrated and downright angry. Have you ever wondered, what the hacker was thinking or what motivated her? We thoug...
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free wifi zone

Internet Security on the Go . . . Going, Gone

August 16, 2017
Carrying a laptop, notebook, or other mobile device wherever one goes is so commonplace now that even kids in the backseat have Wi-Fi access to the internet over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house. Before you point a finger at the kids, just remember, you started it – and you are...
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BYOD bring your own device

Why BYOD Makes a Case for Whitelisting

August 6, 2017
Twenty years ago, no one would have imagined employees bringing their computers to work. In fact, twenty years ago, having a company-owned PC on an employee’s desk was considered a status symbol in some companies. Today, the average person’s cell phone has more technology inside that NASA used to...
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computer threats

The Top 5 Threats to Your Computer Security

A recent publication summarized the Top Five threats to your computer security. Tech Sentries mission is to help you “Guard Your Technology.” One of the ways we do that is by making you aware of potential threats to your computer system.   Denial of Service attacks disrupt servers and net...
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general data protection regulation

Do We Need General Data Protection Regulation?

July 24, 2017
On May 25, 2018, the European Union will update privacy laws for all member nations. How that will affect American businesses and individuals is pure speculation at this point. You may be asking, “What does the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have to do with me or my bu...
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