February 2021 25
How To Not Be A Victim Of Ransomware
Posted By : Ed LaFrance

Ransomware: it’s in the news daily, and the reports are increasingly dire. This escalation is not a figment of your imagination because both the frequency and the severity of ransomware attacks have grown worse, particularly…

February 2021 17
Cybersecurity Is Like An Onion
Posted By : Ed LaFrance

After so many years working in Internet infrastructure, advising and counseling clients on service options and best practices, I’ve come to the not-very-startling conclusion that everyone hates dealing with cybersecurity. People’s feelings about cybersecurity fall…

January 2021 13
An Abject Lesson In The Importance of Redundancy
Posted By : Ed LaFrance

Before this past weekend, relatively few people had heard of Parler. That changed rapidly, and by the following Monday, Parler was big news for all the wrong reasons. A quick recap: Parler was a social…

October 2020 09
Business Communication In The Social Media Age
Posted By : Ed LaFrance

Introduction The style and conventions of communication have always shifted over time, in both business and personal settings, but some closely-held rules have stood fast against the changing tide. For instance, while our personal correspondence…