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Get to know CW better…

I am a visionary at heart—forward thinking and always looking to learn the latest and greatest when it comes to technology. While formally named Charles, I have always been known as CW, a nickname lovingly given at birth by my father.

I came to IT Radix with over 15 years of experience working in the IT field.

Gear up your network equipment with UPS

During a power outage, responsible business owners use emergency power to keep desktop computers from unexpectedly shutting down. While that’s certainly a good strategy for keeping machines operational and preventing data loss, there’s something else you can do to ensure that your staff remains productive while weathering a storm: uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for networking […]

What Others Can See

Nothing on the internet is private. Communications, pictures, videos—they’re all susceptible to prying eyes and have the potential to be misused. Here are the biggest privacy threats you face online today:

Webcam Access – While it’s rare, there are known exploits that allow others to access your webcam (such as malicious software or software security flaws). Putting a Post-it note over your webcam isn’t a bad idea.

Make THIS password different from everything else

Quick Tip: Make your email password different than all others.

Why: You know you’re guilty of it: using the same password for everything. Believe me, I understand how annoying it is to try and remember all those passwords. If you’re using the same password for sites that don’t share sensitive information, like a login to a news feed you like to read, then it’s generally okay.

Cathy’s Corner – March 2020

I really like the quote from Helen Keller in this month’s newsletter:

“The only thing worse than being
blind is having sight but no vision.”
— Helen Keller

I remember reading the story of Helen Keller sometime in my youth.