Tech Tip: New Quarter, New Passwords

September 28, 2020

Your IT department or provider can help you develop strong password policies. Changing passwords and maintaining separate passwords is a lot of work, but the cybersociety we live in demands it.

Downtowner DC: Eisenhower Memorial, Franklin Park, 202Creates

September 21, 2020

The Eisenhower Memorial is open, 202Creates Month is underway and there’s a new app for copter-watchers. Also, due to the pandemic, D.C. expects a 50-percent drop in tourism.

Tech Tip: Do You Allow Guests to Access Your WiFi Network?


If you give out your employees’ password, you’re practically opening the door for anyone to come in and steal private information — even your customers’ credit card data.

Protesters Block Wisconsin Ave. for Hours

September 17, 2020

On Wednesday afternoon and early evening, the CVS at 2226 Wisconsin Ave. NW was closed while some 20 young people blocked the street in front of the store. 

Opening of D.C. Schools: A Work in Progress

September 14, 2020

D.C. schools are expected to switch over to in-person instruction, at least partially, in the second term, which begins Nov. 9, “if medical conditions warrant,” according to school officials.

Tech Tip: Do You Enter Your PIN When You Use Your Debit Card?


It’s commonplace to pay for a cup of coffee with plastic. How you swipe that plastic, though, makes a big difference in how you are protected from your neighborhood cyberthief. 

GOP Candidate for Ward 2 Council Seat Drops Out

September 10, 2020

On Sept. 10, Katherine Venice, a self-identified “reformer of capitalism” who is virulently anti-Trump, formally removed her name from the Nov. 3 ballot.

Tech Tip: Basic Cybersecurity Training

September 8, 2020

You need to have step-by-step instructions about what to do if employees believe they have witnessed a cyber-incident. Training needs to happen NOW — not when the problem is happening.

Tech Tip: Is This Request Really From the Boss?

August 31, 2020

A common scam going around requires everyone to be on their toes. Here’s the situation …

Democrats Serve Up a Stew, Republicans Showcase ‘The Donald’

August 27, 2020

Sadly, and ironically, both conventions painted horrific pictures of what our country, now the Divided States of America, will look like tomorrow if the other side wins.