Managing your digital assets

As a digital photographer or videographer, you product massive amounts of data in the creative process. Protecting and preserving those assets is paramount. IT professional Ben Greisler has some insight and advice on successful digital lifecycle management. March 21, 2012

Tangling with CraigsList scam artists

'twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, someone is getting seriously ripped off by an online scammer on Craig's List. Some experts have estimated that millions of dollars will be lost this holiday season because victims didn't immediately recognize they were being scammed. Read along as I have a little fun with this one -- and illustrate how to avoid getting trapped yourself! December 16, 2011

Passware Proves Mac OS Lion Insecure

Revealing Login Passwords in Minutes -- Password extraction is possible even if the computer is locked or put to sleep - after a user logs in, password remains in memory October 21, 2011

Alert: Before you buy a vehicle online

You can buy almost anything over the Internet -- including clothes, a pizza, music, a hotel room, even a car. And while most transactions are conducted lawfully and securely, there are instances when criminals insert themselves into the marketplace, hoping to trick potential victims into falling for one of their scams. August 16, 2011

Best Digital Signature

As we move to a more digital world, even lawyers and accountants have embraced digital paper like PDF and others. Yet, any legal document is only as good as its signatures. For your contracts, NDRs, model releases, and even receipts and purchase orders, digital signature software is a must! July 25, 2011

Video Surveillance App for iPhone

Are you paranoid about your office, studio or home? Do you keep valuable info or equipment in your office or studio? EyeSeeU for iPhone (also available on iPad) knows that security video surveillance is only useful if users are able to watch it. . . July 22, 2011

Digital Forensics Solve Crimes

The good guys are getting better and better at capturing online criminals. Digital Forensics plays a huge role in solving all kinds of crimes. This article from the FBI is a sober reminder that what we do on a day-to-day basis can and will be held against us! July 9, 2011

AMAZING video about stolen Mac

Recover stolen laptop? Here's the amazing video of how California police recovered a stolen laptop after a software program sent its owner photos and evidence taken on the Mac's camera. June 4, 2011

Can Government Prevent a DDoS Attack

Will Hogan sent in information surrounding this issue, and I believe it's one of the most serious problems facing society today. Regardless of other 'important' world developments on the scene -- don't forget: all countries are hugely dependant on their digital infrastructure. Pass this along. February 15, 2011

Your Next Computer Will Be Virtual

Imagine a relatively inexpensive, light, thin-client device that accesses your data center from anywhere. Is this a dream? We've seen examples of this in science fiction for years. Well, folks, it's just around the corner! January 25, 2011