Tech Tip Podcast Episode 14: Lock Up Your Wifi Part 2

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 14: Lock Up Your Wifi Part 2
Now that you’ve locked down your wireless using the tips you learned in Episode 13, take it one step further to get EXTRA STRENGTH network security! Download episode transcript SOHO Guest Wireless Diagram Subscribe on iTunes Listen on Stitcher

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 13: Lock Up Your Wifi

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 13: Lock Up Your Wifi
After looking at public WiFi last week, this week we’re taking a look at YOUR Wifi network and what you can do to lock it up. Download episode transcript Subscribe on iTunes Listen on Stitcher

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 12: Don’t Trust That Wifi!

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 12: Don't Trust That Wifi!
Road warriors beware! Public wifi is super convenient, but also super dangerous to your privacy and security. Before you connect to that public hotspot, listen to this week’s episode! Links in today’s podcast What we give away when we log on to a public Wi-Fi network 5 Most Secure VPNs Tiny Hardware Firewall VPN Client ...

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 11: Pay Up, Or Else!

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 11: Pay Up, Or Else!
What happens if someone kidnaps your data and holds it for ransom? What are your options when it comes to ransomware? How can you protect yourself? Find out in this week’s episode. Download episode transcript Subscribe on iTunes Listen on Stitcher

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 10: Infected With Malware, Now What?

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 10: Infected With Malware, Now What?
What do you do when you get the call; someone is your company is infected with malware? Don’t panic. In this week’s episode we’ll give you some tools and steps to take to disinfect your systems. BONUS Download this week’s freebie here. Download episode transcript Subscribe on iTunes Listen on Stitcher

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 9: Fighting The Browser Wars

What’s the best browser for YOU? IE? Chrome? Firefox? or (ooh) EDGE? This week we’ll take a quick look at the current state of browsers and help you decide which one – or ones – are right for you. Google Chrome Privacy Notice Choose Your (chrome) Privacy Settings Digital Trends’ “Battle of the Best Browsers” ...

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 8: Lower Your Attack Surface

Each piece of software on your computer opens a window or door into your computer and network. Learn how to lower your attack surface in this week’s episode. Download episode transcript Subscribe on iTunes Listen on Stitcher

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 7: It’s Time To Dump Windows XP

We know you love Windows XP. We still see it in many of your businesses. But it’s time to let it go. Here are some reasons to upgrade your XP systems, and some things to think about when you do. Links Failed Windows 3.1 system blamed for shutting down Paris airport Home Depot, Target breaches ...

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 6: Don’t Get Caught In Phishing Scams

This week we’ll talk about phishing, what it is and how to avoid it. We’ll give you five questions you can use to avoid getting caught in a phishing scam.     Questions or comments? Email podcast[at]shoestringnetworks.com

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 5: The Best Smartphone For Your Business

This week we’re taking a look at smartphones in your small business. Which one is best for you, and why? Which smartphone is the most secure? We’ll give you our recommendation.   Links to help you secure your smartphone: Securing your Android Tip Sheet – our “best practices” for securing your Android device. download (pdf) ...