Why is it Important to Update Your Computer Regularly?

Operating systems, such as Windows, and applications, such as Adobe Reader or JAVA, are used by tens of millions of computers and devices around the world, making them a huge target for cybercriminals. Criminals and security researchers are constantly prodding and testing the code, looking for flaws that can allow a “computer hacker” to take control of a computer or steal valuable data.

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Secure Email Passwords

About two years ago, Nerds On Site implemented a strong password policy for all our email users. Because of todays technology it’s become trivial to “crack” weak passwords, it’s too easy for malicious software and people to take control of email accounts – this means someone could send emails from your account without your knowledge. By strengthening your password, you’re reducing the risk.

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Apple iBooks Author Changes Everything

Apple’s newly-launched iBooks Author will change everything. Alex Lindsay wrote a comprehensive post about this here. We agree and overall we’re thrilled about how education is entering a new phase, powered by intelligently-applied and practical use of technology. Not just for the sake of technology itself, but because it allows us to learn and understand more in a shorter period of time. As a father, I am very thrilled about my children being able to access iBooks textbooks.

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Worthy Ideals

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMRYxD5vkls The progressive realization of a worthy ideal – this is the definition of success, by one of the great masters. In fact, you can listen to him live… well, not live, recorded – The Strangest Secret (by Earl Nightingale). I highly recommend you find it – it’s available online. But the progressive realization of…

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