September 29, 2020
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Email address privacy

September 1, 2020 John Kelly, CISSP 0

Occasionally I have received an email notification or reminder from someone and I was disappointed to see all the email addresses of other recipients that were included in the email. […]

USB: A great low-powered standard

August 18, 2020 John Kelly, CISSP 0

One thing that has helped make life better for those of us who use technology has been standards. Sometimes I think we do not fully appreciate those standards. The advent of personal computers made standards even more important, both for hardware and software. […]

The eye of the pandemic

July 7, 2020 John Kelly, CISSP 0

Having lived on the Texas Gulf Coast for much of my early years, I managed to survive category three and four hurricanes during that time. I now view the pandemic similarly to how I looked at hurricanes. I have found many similarities between the two threats. […]

Working from home

June 9, 2020 John Kelly, CISSP 0

The whole idea of working from home is a two-edged sword. Working from home can have many advantages, but it also can have disadvantages, especially for people who may not be self-disciplined. […]

Podcasts rediscovered

May 5, 2020 John Kelly, CISSP 0

In the last 60 days, a lot has changed in virtually every aspect of life in America. For instance, I have recently rediscovered: podcasts. A podcast is a digital audio file that can be streamed or downloaded via the internet. It is what you get when you merge Apple’s iPod media player and “broadcast.” […]

Scam Tsunami coming

April 7, 2020 John Kelly, CISSP 0

This column may be the most significant and important one I have ever written for Leader readers. I want to alert you to something that is coming over the horizon for which you may not be ready. I call it the great Scam Tsunami. […]

TV time machine

March 3, 2020 John Kelly, CISSP 0

I have always been a fan of watching television. It is a technology that I love. It did not help much that my mom prohibited me from watching TV on school nights, namely Sunday night through Thursday night. It was always frustrating to show up at school and hear all the other students talking about a show on TV last night, knowing that I would have to wait until the summer reruns to enjoy it. […]

Six myths for 2020

January 7, 2020 John Kelly, CISSP 0

Not only has a new year arrived, but a new decade as well! In an average lifetime, we encounter about six days (give or take) that begin a new decade. Congratulations, you have just made it past another one! […]

’Tis the season for cyber thieves and scammers

December 3, 2019 John Kelly, CISSP 0

While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now history for the 2019 Christmas shopping season, there will still be billions of dollars purchased between now and Christmas, much of it online. However, it is never too late to learn tips that can protect you from fraud and scams that could ruin your shopping experience, causing tremendous grief and financial loss. […]