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Author Archives: David Kelleher

About David Kelleher

David Kelleher is Director of Public Relations at GFI Software. With over 20 years’ experience in media and communications, he has written extensively for business and tech publications and is an editor and regular contributor to Talk Tech to Me.

How to confirm your systems aren’t suffering a major Heartbleed

How to confirm your systems aren’t suffering a major Heartbleed

on April 15, 2014

The Internet was rocked last week when a two-year-old bug in OpenSSL was revealed. Heartbleed, as the vulnerability is known, can result in massive information disclosure through simple requests that require no privileges, and leave no logs. Anything from command …

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Beyond storage: Why email archiving can save the day

Beyond storage: Why email archiving can save the day

on April 10, 2014

How many email messages do you send each day? How many do you receive? Like many regular users, you probably send over 30 messages per day and receive over 100. If you are a power user, you can probably double …

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Where there’s a will, there’s a social media way! [Video]

Where there’s a will, there’s a social media way! [Video]

on March 26, 2014

If email was the killer app of the 1990s, social networking holds that distinction thus far in the new millennium. It began as a venue for the younger generation but now people of all ages use Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and …

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9 tips to improve wireless connectivity in the office

9 tips to improve wireless connectivity in the office

on March 18, 2014

Two things that really upset people when they try to connect to a wireless service is that a) the connection is not free and b) that it doesn’t work properly. The reaction is very much the same within an office …

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The 31 funniest SSIDs I’ve ever seen

The 31 funniest SSIDs I’ve ever seen

on February 27, 2014

Whenever I’m at a restaurant, airport or anywhere in town, I invariably look for free Wi-Fi access. Often, the SSID names used are standard fare. However, I occasionally come across some really witty and hilarious SSIDs. This article features some …

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And the winner is… 123456

And the winner is… 123456

on January 27, 2014

Fans of Star Wars or Star Trek will surely remember the excellent 1987 spoof, ‘Spaceballs’. Hilarious, witty and featuring a star-studded cast, Spaceballs was more than just a spoof… it also generated a massive cult following.

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The privacy of things

The privacy of things

on January 20, 2014

The right to privacy is something we take for granted. If we are in the comfort of our homes, on the phone to a relative or friend or simply sending an email from a personal account, we expect that no …

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Survey: 81% of Small Business Employees Are Satisfied with Their Jobs [Infographic]

Survey: 81% of Small Business Employees Are Satisfied with Their Jobs [Infographic]

on December 11, 2013

Technology has changed the way we communicate, socialize and do business. Every day, millions of employees in the US use some form of technology as part of their daily work and personal activities, contributing to the growth and success of …

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95.6% of Commuters in the US put Company Data at Risk over Free Public Wi-Fi [Survey]

95.6% of Commuters in the US put Company Data at Risk over Free Public Wi-Fi [Survey]

on September 19, 2013

Study reveals commuters regularly connect to free, unsecure Wi-Fi services during their daily commute, putting personal and company data at risk every week.

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Survey: 32% of IT Admins Do Not Test Backup Solutions for Effectiveness

Survey: 32% of IT Admins Do Not Test Backup Solutions for Effectiveness

on June 24, 2013

We have conducted a new survey that reveals how small to medium-sized businesses are losing critical business information as a result of failed backups, and have suffered significant impacts as a result.  Many IT admins surveyed revealed that a failed …

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