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

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 22: Server Backups

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 22: Server Backups
This is part 3 in our series on backups. Last episode we talked about workstation backups. This week, it’s server backups. Use Microsoft’s built-in backup tool to perform full server backups and recovery. It’s free! Download Episode Transcript (PDF) Purchase Buffalo TerraStation 8TB NAS – Amazon* Buffalo TerraStation 16TB NAS – Amazon LG Portable DVD ...

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 21: Back It Up Part 2

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 21: Back It Up Part 2
In our last episode we introduced the 3-2-1 backup stratgy. This week we’re digging deeper into workstation backups. We’ll talk about repair disks, USB vs. network storage locations, system images, and more! Episode Transcript (PDF) Purchase Buffalo TerraStation 8TB NAS – Amazon* Buffalo TerraStation 16TB NAS – Amazon LG Portable DVD Burner – Amazon Links ...

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 20: Back It Up!

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 20: Back It Up!
Celebrate World Backup Day by putting a backup strategy in place. Don’t be intimidated! It’s as easy as 3-2-1. Start backing up TODAY! Episode Transcript (PDF) Subscribe on iTunes Listen on Stitcher

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 19: Secret Messages

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 19: Secret Messages
Are you afraid someone might be listening in on your instant messaging conversations? Us, too. This week we’ll introduce you to our favorite super-secret, encrypted messaging app. Download episode transcript Links from this week’s podcast: Check out our NEW Youtube Channel Install Signal from Apple Appstore Install Signal from Google Play EFF Secure Messaging Scorecard ...

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 18 – No Refund

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 18 - No Refund
Tax time means tax fraud. Don’t risk your company’s reputation or your employees’ refunds by getting caught by the latest scams. Check out this week’s episode to help protect yourself from W-2 phishing. Episode 6 – Don’t Get Caught In Phishing Scams KnowBe4, Security awareness training Download episode transcript Subscribe on iTunes Listen on Stitcher

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 17: Return of Ransomware!

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 17: Return of Ransomware!
Ransomware is back in the news, so it’s back on the podcast. This week, however, we’ll show you how to keep from getting infected through good ‘ole Microsoft Office. Download episode transcript Subscribe on iTunes Listen on Stitcher

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 16: Extra Strength Protection

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 16: Extra Strength Protection
This week add extra strength protection to your computer using Microsoft’s Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET). We’ll cover what it is and how to set it up in this week’s episode. Download EMET (Microsoft) Configuring EMET via GPO/GPP w/o using the ADMX files Episode Transcript Subscribe on iTunes Listen on Stitcher

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 15: Who Put You In Charge?

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 15: Who Put You In Charge?
We all like to be in charge, but as a Uncle Ben once told Peter Parker, “with great power comes great responsibility”. In this episode we’ll talk about the effectiveness of limiting administrative access to your systems. Australian Defense Signals Directorate (DSD) Top 4 Mitigation Strategies Avecto 2015 Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report NSA Control Administrative Privileges ...