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Rules of business I learned from sailing

We use sports metaphors for all areas of life, and business is no exception. Our…

Centenarians, Freedom, and Innovation

Requiem

One hundred years and four days. That's how long a remarkable guy named…

Time to give Linux a try?

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it!" Here at Freelock, we're strong believers in that maxim…

Computing and the American West

Computer history has some interesting parallels in the history of the American West…

Security Bulletins, computers, and cars

It's been a bad week for computer security. Basically, if you use the Internet and…

I read the news today, oh boy

I spent several years of my childhood in a remote corner of bush Alaska. When…

What's a Wiki?

If you haven't paid attention, the World Wide Web has been changing dramatically…

Who's behind that web site? SSL, Certificates, and detecting phishers

Let's talk about phishing. Phishing is just like fishing, only your identity is the fish and…

Worst case scenario: Protecting files when you lose your computer

In our previous episode, my laptop had died a spectacular death from a full cup of…

A laptop, coffee, and disaster recovery

Last week, my laptop died a sudden, spectacular death by drowning as a full cup of coffee…

Hard Passwords made easy

Why use a strong password

In the online world, security plays a role in…

Smarter Password Management

The problem with weak passwords

Your dog's name. Your anniversary. Your…