Archive for May, 2020

HIPPA-Compliant Video Conferencing From May 2020 Here’s our assessment on various HIPAA-compliant video conferencing services. We have information on the security, features, and cost-effectiveness of these services. All options include military-grade AES 256-bit encryption. Zoom As of May 30, Zoom will mandate all users install an update with military-grade AES 256-bit encryption. Zoom still is […]

Macs and iCloud Hijacking From February 2020 Ransomware, or viruses that hold your computer’s information for ransom, are far more common on Windows computers than Macs. However, there is a threat to a Mac that doesn’t require directly encrypting or stealing the computer’s files. iCloud hijacking is when someone reuses a password from a breached […]

Are Using Password Banks a Good Idea? From February 2020 Ultimately, the decision is up to you, for although any storage of passwords in the cloud is a security risk, the benefit of having secure and distinct passwords for all your accounts (that you don’t have to memorize) may outweigh the risk. Another benefit is […]

3 Useful macOS Tips From February 2020 Instant calculator: “Command + Space” can bring up Spotlight, which can help quickly search for files and Applications. While incredibly useful for that alone, it can also be used to do quick currency conversions and basic math, but note it uses commas as decimal points. Instantly moving things to […]