Archive | March, 2014

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2014 Bootable AntiVirus Roundup

Bootable Antivirus – the only way to be sure There really is no excuse for not having some form of antivirus software installed on your PC. There are a plethora of free offerings out there from all the big names. They are all pretty good at carrying out manual scans, and real-time protection of your […]

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WordPress Two Factor authentication with Duo Security

Single factor authentication is a risky business. It relies solely on something-you-know. If someone else obtains that information, then they can authenticate into your system. Two-Factor Authentication (TFA) relies on something-you-know AND (usually) something-you-have. The something-you-have (normally a phone, or dongle from the bank) provides a second authentication token that changes constantly. Without being in […]

ODF deals a blow to OOXML

UK Government open document format proposals could save you money

Open Source Software – unless you knew already – is a term used to describe software that is essentially free to use. This has traditionally sets many a preconception alight in the minds of business owners – often along the lines of “it’s free for a reason” – i.e. no good. This prejudice against open […]