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Be cautious about using the cloud

In the last blog post I talked about the big benefits of the cloud. What should you, as an executive, be on the lookout for?

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7 Tips About a New Computer: Windows or Mac

So many executives are purchasing Mac instead of Windows. Some of you are facing resistance from your IT Professionals if you want to connect your Mac, or iPhone, or iPad to your network. Stay tuned – I’m saving that for a future post. All of these 7 recommendations apply to Macs as well.

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Big benefits of using the cloud

There are major benefits for executives to consider about the cloud.

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A powerful Windows built-in firewall

While the firewall included with Windows XP was the brunt of many jokes, there is no joking about the power of the Windows 7 firewall! First of all, the firewall knows the difference between your office, home, and hot spot networks and can protect your computer accordingly.

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Build a better firewall?

Your IT professionals can protect you even more than they are now.

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What is a qualified presenter?

If you decide to have a live presentation, such as for Security Awareness Training, how do you identify a qualified presenter?

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