I’m sure we have spoken about backup in the past, but we revisit the issue. We talk about how to backup simply. If you don’t have a backup, this will get you going. It isn’t the best solution, but it is a solution.
We have too much fun with Shodan.io (an IoT search engine). With the time left we talk about LostPass (a way of phishing browser based password managers). Show Notes: Sean Cassidy https://www.seancassidy.me/lostpass.html
With CES upon us, the connected appliance was shown front and center. Everything had some sort of wireless connection that you can control through an app. Just think, download washer cycles as an in-app purchase
We finally discuss which OS should you be recommending. We never discussed Windows 10, but we do need to say, you should start recommending it. We understand the privacy implications, but unless you support other OSes, don’t dismiss it.
We complete our talk on how to build a system with a quick (ok long) talk on virus scanning, backing up, online back up, and finish with registry cleaners. We take the time to discuss that when you are at dinner for Thanksgiving, you should help, but…
We initially thought we couldn’t possibly talk for thirty minutes on this. We were wrong. I think we need a part two at some point. The discussion talks about what the process for buying a new computer, and once you get it, what to do.