Posts Tagged security

"Cleaning" your computer

Moneyville blogger Marc Saltzman offers five basic tips for keeping your computer running well. Back it up Clean the clutter Scan ‘n’ fix Update your software Use protection Read the whole post here. If you’re  looking for ways to speed up your computer, here are two more

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Illegitimate software – don’t go there!

Ever get spam email selling name-brand software at discount prices? You might get offers for products from Microsoft, Adobe and other major publishers at half the ordinary price, or better. Sounds too good to be true? Well, it is, for several reasons. First, here’s what you’re likely

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Updating to Windows 7 has perks, drawbacks

originally published in Lawyers Weekly After years of galling “Hi, I’m a Mac – And I’m a PC” ads, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer may want to make an ad out of the following anecdote: Toronto real estate lawyer David Feld updated all 8 Vista PCs in his

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Ensuring smartphone security

originally published in Lawyers Weekly Take a good look at your mobile phone. The thing you use to make calls on the go now does email, chat, web surfing, takes pictures and voice recordings, and lets you use practice management systems. Legions of software developers and users

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Lawyers who really love Macs

originally published in Lawyers Weekly Magazine Special interest groups pop up around all sorts of things, so it isn’t surprising that about 50 lawyers spent a recent weekend in Florida talking about how to run a law office using Apple Macintosh computers.

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Draft, edit documents in real time

originally published in Lawyers Weekly Magazine Drafting and editing legal documents in real time looks different when the co-authors aren’t in the same room. Just ask Brock Smith. “We log in through a secure portal using NetMeeting,” says the Vancouver-based partner in the technology and IP group

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Moodles are Good for Small Noodles

“I set up a forum where students could interact with one of their classmates who was taking his first trip to his China where his parents were from,” Lucas Kent explains. “The student kept us up to date on daily adventures, sent us pictures of animals he

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Big Mac attack: Is Apple poised for a bigger bite of the business market?

originally published on cbc.ca You know the business world is changing when IBM, co-founder of the personal computer age, offers employees computers that run on operating systems other than Microsoft Windows — including, of all things, Apple Inc.’s Macintosh. Apple hasn’t traditionally been a common computer brand

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How to Secure Your Laptop Before Crossing the Border

Originally published on CBA PracticeLink. U.S. border security policy poses a potential threat to solicitor-client privilege. Here’s what you need to know, and how you can protect sensitive data.

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