Posts

  • Ad Blocking: A How-To

    I have been using ad-blocking technologies for over ten years now… I am so used to it, that when I sit at a fresh computer without any adblocking I am shocked at how terrible the web browsing experience is without it! This post explains at a high level what ad blocking is, how it works, why it’s important, and how to implement an effective solution on your own.

  • Hardware and Software I Use For Work

    When people find out you work “with computers”, you start getting asked for recommendations for various tools (regardless of whether these tools relate to whatever your “with computers” job encompasses). Here’s my list!

  • The First Rule of Camping

    The first rule of camping is, go camping with someone who runs slower than you.
  • Do Not Reuse Passwords

    When you sign up for a new online service and need to pick a password, who do you think can see your password? Ideally, the answer is “just you”, but is is wrong to assume this.
  • You Must Train Your Users on Cybersecurity

    Your network is invincible... Or it would be, if it weren't for those darn users! Security is everybody's responsibility, and the IT department's job is to provide the tools.
  • Achievable BYOD Security

    I've outlined four different "levels" of BYOD. Learn more about practical ways to secure your employees' personal devices as it relates to your corporate data.
  • The Anatomy of Email Spoofing

    How did they get my address? What can I do? And... How the heck does this actually happen?
  • Must-Have Tools for Association and Nonprofit IT Departments

    Part of my job at DelCor is to perform IT assessments for associations and nonprofit organizations. No matter what size they are, many of them, even the large organizations, are missing some key IT tools.

  • How to handle and prevent the use of Shadow IT by association staff

    What percentage of your organization’s staff uses cloud-based “rogue” applications or services?