Category Archives: Internet Security

A category dedicated to programs and tips that can enhance the security of your computer while on the internet.


StartMail: A Secure Alternative to Gmail

This may be the first of many blog postings regarding moving from a Google product. Although I have always been a fan of Google’s “Don’t Be Evil” mantra, especially since I am not a fan of Facebook, the recent news that Google has updated its terms of service to officially state they scan and keep everything will make me move on from any free Google services.

Google’s latest official response regarding their products: “Our automated systems analyze your content (including emails) to provide you personally relevant product features, such as customized search results, tailored advertising, and spam and malware detection. This analysis occurs as the content is sent, received, and when it is stored”. Continue reading


Heartbleed Tales from the Real World

Dire warnings about Heartbleed, a serious internet security risk affecting millions of websites, is going strong across the internet today and trended all over twitter all day. It’s enough to keep me very busy over the next few weeks, even questioning my own strict security standards. Here’s a little rundown of the HeartBleed bug and what sites across the internet are talking about… Continue reading

Epic Browser

The “Epic” Privacy Browser. No Really! That is the Name of the Browser

It’s been a few weeks since my last posting. When you are in marketing September is about the time you get really busy getting ready for the Holidays. Then you start implementing your Holiday plans in October. November and December will be hectic! But here is what I am looking at and have been testing the past few weeks… Continue reading