By Tony Coughlin The Holiday Season brings out many things in our great society. It brings loved ones closer together, joy to our children and delicious food to bring joy to our taste buds and bellies. It can be stressful at times due to the rapid running around for gifts as well as dealing with…

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How to Spot Phishing Emails | Network 1 Consulting

By Kevin Jackman Phishing emails are a major threat in today’s world, and it is getting worse. KnowBe4, a service that trains users to recognize and avoid phishing emails, compiled a list of the “Top 10 Global Phishing Email Subject Lines for Q1 2018,” and I would like to share them with you. Hackers will…

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by David Gracey This year about 25% of all U.S. holiday shopping will be done online.  This is truly amazing given that online shopping didn’t exist 20 years ago and was barely on the radar 10 years ago.  This year’s Internet purchases will be up about 17% from last year, according to nerds who track…

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by David Gracey We are regularly bombarded with Spam, viruses, malware and other programs that cause our computers to run slowly or steal our personal information.  So as one of our regular Public Service Announcements, this article will focus on common sense “do’s and don’ts” of the computer world. FBI Ransomware:  Trust me when I…

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by David Gracey Unsolicited email, affectionately known as “spam,” is at best an annoyance and at worst an office productivity killer.  It can, however, be controlled with a few, relatively easy steps.  (Incidentally, the term “spam” is widely believed to have been derived from the classic “Monty Python” sketch which featured Vikings singing of the…

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