Author Archives: Andrew Clarke

The $10 million spam fine

On July 1, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) took effect. As a result, businesses can be fined up to $10 million Canadian and individuals can be fined up to $1 million Canadian for sending unsolicited emails (spam). Additional measures are scheduled … Continue reading

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Understanding Windows 8 security

Unlike its predecessor, Windows 8 comes with antivirus / antispyware software preinstalled.  The program is called Windows Defender. It replaces Microsoft Security Essentials, Microsoft’s free antivirus solution for its other operating systems.  Microsoft Security Essentials cannot be installed on Windows … Continue reading

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Surviving Windows 8

Windows 8 is a strange animal. The most important trick to surviving it is to not fight it. I’m not saying that I love Windows. Far from it! What I’m saying is that looking for what it does well instead … Continue reading

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Prepare for total destruction

Windows XP reached its end of life on April 8, 2014. As a result, many of you had to purchase new computers in order to remain HIPAA compliant. This article is written for those who plan on donating their old … Continue reading

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Windows XP – The end is near

It’s been all over the news.  Windows XP is nearing its end-of-life.  Support for the Windows XP operating system, which was released in 2002, will end on April 8, 2014.  After that date, Microsoft will stop offering tech support and … Continue reading

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