Tech Tip: If This Kind of Alert Pops Up, Don’t Click on It!

November 16, 2020

You’re working at your computer when all of a sudden — BAM! — you get a pop-up notification that your PC is infected with a virus and you must “click here” to run a scan or install antivirus software.

This …

Fauci Honored at Italian American Gala

November 12, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci’s directives were followed when the National Italian American Foundation honored him with the Leonardo da Vinci Leadership Award for Health and Science at the foundation’s 45th anniversary gala on Oct. 31 — as the event was all-virtual.…

Tech Tip: Use Strong Passwords!

November 9, 2020

Thanks to powerful brute-force-attack software readily available online, hackers can try tens of millions of possible password combinations per second. For example, hacking software can guess a five-character password in under three hours. If you only use lowercase letters, it’s …

Tech Tip: Use Strong Passwords!


Thanks to powerful brute-force-attack software readily available online, hackers can try tens of millions of possible password combinations per second. For example, hacking software can guess a five-character password in under three hours. If you only use lowercase letters, it’s …

Tech Tip: Working From Home? Don’t! Until You Read This …

November 2, 2020

If you plan on catching up on some work from home AND you’re using a personal device such as a smartphone or a personal laptop … DON’T! Unless your personal device is covered under a cybersecurity plan, you could accidentally …

Grabbing Ward 2 Voters’ Last-Minute Attention

October 29, 2020

If you really want to sit down for a good talk with Brooke Pinto, Ward 2’s District Council rep, about your particular issues and interests, these next few days would be a good time to do it. Or with her …

4 Candidates Vie for Ward 2 School Board Seat

October 26, 2020

The DC State Board of Education, with nine elected representatives, is one of those District entities that is little known and with little power beyond advising the state superintendent of education and the mayor. Yet its vacant seats in Ward …

Tech Tip: This Will Shock You About Bank Fraud on Business Accounts


Did you know your company’s bank account doesn’t enjoy the same protections as a personal bank account? For example, if a hacker takes money from your business account, the bank is NOT responsible for getting your money back.

Don’t believe …

Fettucine Fauci ai Funghi Freschi Fetes Dr. Fauci

October 22, 2020

Mary Ann Esposito, PBS chef and host of “Ciao Italia with Mary Ann Esposito,” America’s longest running television cooking series, was asked to create a recipe in honor of Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and …

Tech Tip: Is My PCI Compliance Good Enough to Serve as a Network Cybersecurity Audit?

October 19, 2020

We often get asked: If an organization has passed its PCI compliance requirements for accepting credit cards, is there really a need for more security and compliance? The answer is yes!

While the PCI architecture and requirements heavily overlap network …