Microsoft Edge – Chrome BETA release August 2019

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In testing the preview version of Microsoft Edge Chrome browser for WIN7 & WIN10, it is much improved over original WIN10 version of Edge.  It has become my default browser (esp. for WIN10).  Introducing Microsoft Edge Beta: Be one of the first to try it now Today I’m thrilled to announce that a Beta release for […]

Cybersecurity insurance has improved in 2019

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Talos offers an excellent article on the state of  cybersecurity insurance for business risk mitigation & protection.  Still some sectors are slow to adopt insurance protection – even though policies & protection are improving to keep track on the changing computer landscape https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2019/08/cyber-insurance-FAQs.html Even back in 2016, Cisco Talos called the realm of cyber insurance “new […]

Security – CISA safety tips for students August 2019

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The CISA (US-CERT) offers EXCELLENT tips for students returning to school during Fall of 2019 https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/08/20/cyber-safety-students As summer break ends, many students will return to school with mobile devices, such as smart phones, tablets, and laptops. Although these devices can help students complete schoolwork and stay in touch with family and friends, there are risks […]

Malware – handle rare ISZ file extensions carefully

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ISZ files are “zipped ISO images” that one might used to create a WIN10 install image on DVD.  The ISZ extension should be blocked for incoming email.  As highly specialized ISO imaging software is required to launch ISZ or DAA files — most users are safe.  However ADMINs & tech professionals with a lot of […]


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