Best AntiVirus software?

Categories: Security and Compliance, Tips

This is a question that I get asked often by friends and customers:  What should I use to protect my computer from X? Here are my current recommendations for antiX software (x = virus, malware, phishing, etc.).  Keep in mind this is for home and small business (10 or less computers) users only; larger businesses … Read More

Easy Entertainment Center WiFi

Categories: Networking, Tips

Recently, I entered into a truce with the pay-for-television industry, gave into the demands of my family, and signed an “exclusive” 2-year deal with DirecTV.  I was perfectly happy the last couple of years not having a monthly bill and besides online entertainment has been coming into its own for a while (Hulu, ABC/NBC/Fox, Joost, … Read More

Installing a Unified Communications SSL Certificate for Exchange 2007

Categories: Microsoft Exchange, Unified Messaging

Secure communications in an Exchange enterprise messaging environment is critical.  In Exchange 2007, Microsoft introduced the use of Unified Communications (UCC) or Subject Alternative Name (SAN) SSL certificates.  These Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates allow the secure use of multiple domain names with one certificate, with some certificate providers allowing the use of up to … Read More

Twitter/Facebook DDoS Attack!

Categories: Networking

Today, as of 11 a.m. (EST) the popular web service Twitter was down. A recent status update from Twitter attributed the cause of the outage to the site experiencing a denial-of-service attack.