Tag Archives: Interactions

Say Goodbye to Cloud Computing

That’s right. Get ready to say goodbye to cloud computing. Not the hosting and using of services over the Internet, oh no. I’m talking about the term “Cloud Computing.” Well, that’s just one of John Soat’s “Five Predictions Concerning Cloud Computing” What are the five predictions? All applications will move […]

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Do People Realize What They Are Sending and the Risks Associated?

Tax season is behind us (at least for most of us) and we can all give a sigh of relief… but can we? This year, getting my taxes organized and handing them to my accountant seemed to be more difficult than usual. Fortunately for me, the Federal Government gave certain […]

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Solving Business Problems

I spent the day today at the CompuCom vendor fair in Dallas, TX.  CompuCom is one of Ipswitch’s sales channel partners, and the purpose of attending today’s event was to talk about Ipswitch File Transfer solutions with CompuCom’s team of account managers and sales representatives. Today’s goal was to raise […]

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Breached individuals have the right to know… now!

I’ve been following the data breach that occurred at HSBC Private Bank in Switzerland.    Seems that an employee stole data on 24,000 accounts over three years ago, but the details of the breach weren’t clear to the company until earlier this month when the Swiss government returned data files back […]

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FTC Shouldn’t Catch Your Breaches

Using free online storage and collaboration systems dramatically increases a company’s risk of a data breach.  Many of these tools automatically synchronize desktop folders with folders in the cloud.  Compromised credentials can give hackers easy access to all of a company’s sensitive information. Companies need to monitor traffic over known […]

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I’m not a lawyer I just play one on TV OR getting whipped by the tail of the e-mail offloading

Frank: “Hey Dad, before I go off into the world what is the one bit of advice that you would give me?” Frank’s Dad: “If I had to give you one piece of advice it would be save all your receipts and tax returns for seven years in a file […]

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Homeland alert! Beware of the Internet (but e-mailing, web browsing and file sharing are okay)

There was yet another security breach inside the government this week and this one involved an employee sending personal information via the Internet. What in the world does that mean? Open letter to the White House CIO: please better define what you mean by Internet. As I said in earlier […]

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