Useful Metrics

Useful Metrics

Over the past year I’ve discovered a great joy in analyzing data, finding potential correlations, and recommending according process adjustments. I’m far from a data scientist but the field is fascinating to me, both in the practical use thereof and the...
VMware Lockups

VMware Lockups

Recently I wrote a relatively non-technical review of some of the woes I’ve recently faced with my in-home server. Unfortunately, after another week of dead-ends and false-starts, I’m nowhere closer to figuring out what could be the cause of my...
A Failed Resuscitation

A Failed Resuscitation

Being something of a technophile, for years I’ve had a server at my house, providing network security, file sharing, and backup services to the computers on my network. Through my server I’m able to block ads across the whole of our internet connection,...
Moving Clients Forward

Moving Clients Forward

An important service my company provides to North Bay businesses is an independent, third-party assessment and inventory of their computer networks and infrastructure. We look at the age of hardware, potentially unwanted programs, how often security patches are...
Staying Safe Online

Staying Safe Online

Earlier this year I was invited to speak to a group of Sonoma County financial professionals about improving their online and internet security, both for their own and their clients’ sakes. I cover topics such as avoiding phishing scams, malicious...
The Difficulty of BYOD

The Difficulty of BYOD

Gaining real steam in 2017, “bring your own device” was an initiative in IT that was designed to reduce corporate overhead and increase employee productivity by encouraging employees to use their own laptops and cell phones for work purposes, rather than...