Are You On LastPass? Time To Look At Alternatives

LastPass was the first password manager I was aware of. The premise was simple: Using a LastPass account, you could store your website credentials in a “vault” on their servers. Your vault would be encrypted, both on their servers and in a local copy on your devices, to ensure that hackers couldn’t get to your… Continue reading Are You On LastPass? Time To Look At Alternatives

Twitch Hack – What You Need To Know

On Wednesday, October 6, 2021, the website Video Game Chronicle reported a massive 125 GB data dump was dropped on 4chan. Twitch has confirmed that the leak is legitimate. The breadth of data which was leaked includes user data, passwords, and even code history and code of unreleased services. TWiT Network’s This Week In Google… Continue reading Twitch Hack – What You Need To Know

Creating A Workbook Rough Draft Video

I have created a rough draft of the first in a series of training videos I am creating focused on Microsoft Excel. Viewers can use these videos to learn Excel skills, starting with the basics and moving up to the more intermediate and advanced skills. Please take a look at this video and let me… Continue reading Creating A Workbook Rough Draft Video

Every Day Is Backup Day

I originally posted this on my previous website for World Backup Day. Today is not that day, but I’ve seen some people online sad because they’ve lost data. I don’t want you to be sad, so here is my reminder to BACK UP YOUR DATA!!! A couple updates to the article – I now back… Continue reading Every Day Is Backup Day

How To Get Started in IT – What Certifications Do You Need?

If you have a library card, check your library system for certification training materials, both physical and electronic. My library system gives me access to LinkedIn Learning (formally, which has video training tracks. It’s already paid for by your taxes, so take advantage of what your library offers you.

iMore – How to reset your Mac before selling it

If you’re an Apple fan like me, you probably watched the 2020 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote today. During the presentation, completely virtual thanks to our good friend COVID-19, introduced new updates to the various Apple operating systems (iOS, iPadOS, WatchOS, MacOS, tvOS). What you probably didn’t know (yet) was which Apple devices are no… Continue reading iMore – How to reset your Mac before selling it

Back Up Your Data!

I’ve become a fan of YouTube productivity guru Thomas Frank recently. I’m always looking for ways to make my everyday life more efficient and effective, and his videos are both informative and entertaining. During one of his videos, Thomas tasks about backing up your data as part of your digital data organization strategy.