What is Ransomware and How Can You Avoid It?

By David Gracey

If you’re feeling concerned about ransomware, you’re not paranoid. This growing cyberthreat affects an ever-growing number of people, including businesses and individuals who aren’t particularly high-profile and didn’t expect to be the targets of an attack. Anyone who uses a computer is at risk, so it’s important to know what to look for and how you can protect yourself.

What is ransomware? Ransomware is a specific kind of malware that prevents you from using your
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Tuesday Tip: Positive News Through Technology

by Tony Rushin

“Ex-prisoner En Route to Job Interview Takes Shirt Off Back to Save Man’s Life” – what a refreshing headline to find in our mostly negative media world. It showed up on my Good News Network daily feed a few days ago.

About five years ago an attorney friend of mine, Mitesh Patel, shared that his household had quit TV. When I asked why he said, “I found that I was watching,
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Tuesday Tip: Monitor your Dog!

By Kate O’Neal

As many of you can relate, dogs are family. I am the proud owner of two rescue dogs, Hank and Gracie, and I admit I am extremely obsessed with those pups. My husband Travis and I try to stay active with them, whether it be hiking or playing with them in our backyard. Going back to work on Monday after a nice weekend is always difficult. Seeing those sad puppy eyes staring back at me
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Tuesday Tip: Make a Dash to ClassPass!

Make a Dash to ClassPass!

Are you bored with your same old treadmill routine? Are you curious about the numerous posh workout studios around Atlanta? Do you want to try a fitness class but don’t want to commit to the high prices or contracts? Look no further than ClassPass.

This wonderful creation began in 2013 in New York City and was founded by Payal Kadakia, Mary Biggins and Sanjiv Sanghavi. It allows you to try out different activities
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Tuesday Tip: Tech Tips for Traveling Abroad

By David Gracey

Traveling as a chaperone on a recent trip to Northern Ireland and Scotland with my church Youth Group, I came across a few things that might come in handy for the international traveler. Here they are:

SIM chip:  If you are going to do a good bit of calling or using data while traveling, you might be better off getting a SIM chip for your phone that works internationally. A SIM chip is a small
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