Episode 32: Doesn’t It Make You Wanna Cry?

Episode 32: Doesn't It Make You Wanna Cry?
Yet another ransomware outbreak. Were you prepared for Wanna Cry? Will you be prepared next time? In this episode we do a post mortem of the Wanna Cry ransomware outbreak and give you strategies to protect you from this, and similar outbreaks. Notes from this week’s podcast Disable SMBv1 Using Group Policy UPDATE (6/20/2017): We ...

31: The Best Email Service For Your Business

31: The Best Email Service For Your Business
Eeny, meeny, miny, moe…What is the best email service for your small business? Is it your ISP’s POP3 server? An onsite Exchange box? What about a cloud service like G Suite or Office 365? Listen in this week for our recommendation. Links Office 365 Plans and Pricing G Suite Pricing Download Download episode transcript (PDF) ...

30: IDS Is Not Dead

30: IDS Is Not Dead
An IDS is one of the most valuable tools we use to secure small business networks. What is an IDS? Are they still useful? How can you use one in your business? We’ll answer these questions in this episode of the Tech Tip Podcast. Links Security Onion Web Site (From the web site) Security Onion ...

29: Trust But Verify

29: Trust But Verify
Trust is the glue that holds society together. But it’s also what allows criminals and con men to take advantage of us. This week we’ll give you some tips on how you may be placing trust in the wrong people or technology, and help you verify that trust is well-earned. Events (new!) Small Business Ransomware ...

28: Cloud Backup Services

28: Cloud Backup Services
If you aren’t backing up your data to an off-site location, YOU SHOULD BE! Cloud backup services are a great option for off-site backups. This week we tell you what to look for in a cloud service, and give you a couple of our favorite recommendations. Download Download episode transcript (PDF) Links Lessons Learned From ...

27: Lock Up Your Thumb Drive

27: Lock Up Your Thumb Drive
This is episode 4 of our 4 part series on everyday encryption in your business. Today we tackle why, and how, you would encrypt your USB thumb drive with VeraCrypt. Download Download episode transcript (PDF) Links eSecurity tutorial using VeraCrypt to encrypt a thumb drive. DISCLAIMER: We have no connection to this site or its ...

26: Lock Up Your Email

26: Lock Up Your Email
We’re back! After a summer sabbatical, the podcast is back, with part 3 of a 4 part series on encryption in your small business. This week: what to know about email encryption: important terms, compliance, and tips for encrypting the important stuff. Download Download episode transcript (PDF) Links Episode 25 of the Tech Tip Podcast ...

25: Lock Up Your Docs

25: Lock Up Your Docs
Do you keep sensitive information in Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint docs? What about Adobe PDFs or AutoCAD files? If so, then you probably need to encrypt those documents. This week we’ll talk about when you should consider encryption for your documents, and cover some tools and techniques for easily and cheaply encrypting your files. ...

24: Lock Up Your Laptop

24: Lock Up Your Laptop
What happens if you lose your laptop, or worse yet, what happens if it is stolen? Are you protecting your data? This week we start a series on encryption, starting with encrypting your laptop’s hard drive. We’ll cover Windows and Apple encryption tools, along with open-source alternatives. Download Episode Transcript (PDF) Links Using Bitlocker Without ...

23: Get Back On Task

23: Get Back On Task
A good project management app will help you and your team get back on task. In this episode we’ll take a tour of our favorite project management app. Download Episode Transcript (PDF) Links Asana home page Add tasks by email Asana offline access Listen Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe in Google Play Listen on Stitcher David ...