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The What, Why, and How of “The Cloud.”

If you don’t know your IP from your URL or your VLAN, this column is for you! Welcome to In Plain English where you’ll learn some techie stuff from a non-tech person who just so happens to have worked with a bunch of computer geniuses for the last 25 years. Today’s Topic: The What, Why, and How…

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December… it’s that time of year again!

I love this time of year – …full of joy, people are nicer to each other, and snuggling up to the file with cocoa is a great way to relax. I thought that I would write something about Christmas this month but something happened in that got me so riled up that I felt it was…

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Don’t Fall For These Shopping Scams

Black Friday is almost here and although we’re all excited to find the best deals, make sure to be on the look-out for scams across the internet! Here are some tips to keep in mind to help you shop safely. Warning Signs Many of the ads are for off brand gadgets or they’ll offer luxury…

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Bits Bots & Bytes: November Newsletter 2019

Moments… We’ve all heard the quote – it’s the moments that take your breath away that matter. But what if you can’t remember those moments – did they even exist? Did they make an impact in your life?….   Click Here to View .PDF

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What’s an IP Address?

If you don’t know your IP from your URL or your DNS, this column is for you! Welcome to In Plain English where you’ll learn some techie stuff from a non-tech person who just so happens to have worked with a bunch of computer geniuses for the last 25 years. Today’s Topic: What’s an IP address? When you…

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Moments…

We’ve all heard the quote… “…it’s the moments that take your breath away that matter”. But what if you can’t remember those moments – did they even exist? Did they make an impact in your life? This past year, my mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. They say everyone reacts differently, but with her it was…

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Who Clicked? The Story of Lori

Lori got a message from a common banking ap that said her account had been compromised. Normally, she doesn’t even listen to her voicemails and she did what most people do, she ignored it. A few days later Lori answered the phone and it was an urgent call saying her account had been compromised. The…

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Who Clicked? The Story of Mary

Mike and John are hackers that are very successful at their job.  Mary is CFO at her midsize company and responsible for about 10 million dollars.  The following is a fictional scene based on real methods that hackers use today: At hacker’s headquarters: “I think today is the day.” said John. “Really, you think she’ll…

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Who Clicked? The Story of Emily

Look at the cute little boy There was a woman, let’s call her Emily. Sometimes at work when Emily had a break, she would take a few minutes and go through Facebook.  One day there was a story about an amazing little boy.  He took all his birthday presents and donated them to children in…

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Who Clicked? The Story of Jim

Had I known then… Jim liked to watch the news online and surf the web during breaks.  Nothing that was inappropriate, just normal websites, Facebook, news, weather, etc. Next thing you know his computer was showing some weird things on the screen. Uh oh, he thought, I better let Fred know so he can call…

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