Anti-Virus Testing- Android Security Applications NOV2014

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AV-Test is an independent software testing firm. Their latest testing focus on how well Android security products can protect devices with most products scoring well in the evaluation http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/security-software/330168-report-android-security-apps-improving FULL REPORT AV-TEST – Android Security Applications NOV2014 http://www.av-test.org/en/antivirus/mobile-devices/android/november-2014/   While there aren’t nearly as many malicious applications aimed at Android devices as there are targeting […]

Anti-Virus Testing- AV-Comparatives tests Virus cleaning DEC2014

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AV-Comparatives is an independent software testing firm. The latest AV product tests focus on how well they can clean infected systems in removing malware and correcting damages to the registry and overall Windows system. http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/security-software/330210-pc-infected-which-antivirus-does-the-best-cleanup FULL DETAILED PDF – AV-Comparatives tests Virus cleaning DEC2014 http://www.av-comparatives.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/avc_rem_201411_en.pdf TABLE SUMMARIZING TEST RESULTS BY VENDOR http://www.pcmag.com/image_popup/0,1740,iid=441354,00.asp   The AV-Comparatives […]

Anti-Virus protection – one key defense for 2015

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While safe practices can go along way in protecting users, this brief article highlights the complementary need for technology defenses as well. http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/security-software/330459-why-you-need-antivirus-software   These days, “antivirus” is just a word for a tool that protects your data and your PC against viruses, Trojans, botnets, rootkits, rogue security software, ransomware, and all types of malicious […]

Leadership – Five Techniques to sharpen skills for 2015

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Excellent advice for coming year is found at John Maxwell’s leadership blog.  These strategies can provide improved techniques to help take on the challenges for coming year: http://www.johnmaxwell.com/blog/5-surefire-ways-to-sharpen-your-skills QUOTE: Recently, another leader asked me about how he should go about sharpening his skills in the areas where he was naturally gifted. Here are the thoughts […]

Enterprise Anti-Virus Protection Test – December 2014

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Dennis Technology Labs is an independent software testing firm.  They compared corporate AV products with real-world simulated testing as noted in the comprehensive PDF report http://www.dennistechnologylabs.com/ http://www.dennistechnologylabs.com/reports/s/a-m/2014/DTL_2014_Q4_Ent.1.0.pdf Product Protected Legitimate accuracy Total Accuracy Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows 100 100% 100% Symantec Endpoint Protection 100 100% 100% Trend Micro OfficeScan and Intrusion Defense Firewall 95 95% […]

Device Security – Safely retire older devices when they are replaced

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Modern digital devices can hold enormous amounts of personal and confidential data.  Great care must be exercised when they are replaced. Data contents should be reviewed with complete deletion of data even when passing on to others in family.  This is emphasized in following PC magazine article: http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/security/330704-re-gifting-digital-gadgets-can-lead-to-identity-theft-woes   If you received a shiny new […]


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