Preparing an email list for Newsletters and Group emails

Building an email list can be time consuming. Imagine the following scenario: You have a time critical deadline looming, and you need to quickly send out an important email to a bunch of people. Also imagine perhaps, that IT has sent you raw SQL database file. Or your boss has sent over an Excel file full of contact address’s. Or maybe you’d just like to send an email to a particular group from your Contacts app. »

A quick introduction to Ransomware

Photo by KeepCoding on Unsplash Ransomware attacks are initiated through emails or dubious download links. They then take control over your computer and data, holding it hostage along with other devices if your device is connected to an internal business network. Finally, it sends a message: pay up or lose everything. Managing a ransomware attack is a difficult process that requires considerable resources but in this resource guide, we’ll cover a few steps to prevent such a hack, respond to one and recover your data if you’ve already been attacked. »

Wireguard for a better VPN experience

Wireguard is a modern open source VPN protocol which aims to be fast and secure. And, in my own personal experience and testing, It is always my first choice for VPN connections. I’ll quickly outline some benefits in this article. But first… What is a VPN A VPN allows you to connect to a remote network as if you were directly connected to the network. Commonly it used for remote workers to access their corporate network servers. »

Apps may be selling your private data

A personal computer or phone while very powerful devices, do have limited uses. Through the installation of third party apps, they can become powerful tools catering to our very own highly specific private use cases. It does however pay to be at least a little wary about what we choose to install. Apps, apps, apps Apps for everything There are apps for everything. The one thing they have in common; they aim to generate profit. »

The Pros and Cons of using a Password Manager

Many cybersecurity professionals can’t stop recommending using a password manager to ensure your online safety. There are however some downsides that you should be aware of. Used as a vault for all your login credentials they can be a seemingly invaluable tool. Anyone that uses more than a handful of services online would benefit greatly from using separate unique login credentials. But do you really need a password manager? To help you decide, let’s look at some pros and cons so that you can make a better more informed decision. »