Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

Protect your computer from cybercrime..

Just follow the wizard

October is National Cybersecrity Month, and the theme is STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Protect yourself and help keep the web a safer place for everyone.

In this digital age, we are all connected, and each of us plays an important role in securing cyberspace

Yes folks, cybercriminals are ruining the Internet and have made it a very dangerous place to visit. But we have come to rely on it, so it is vital we take actions to secure our computers, and reduce our chances of becoming victims.
But computer security is a complex and confusing subject – and there are many choices one faces. Fortunately there’s an easy way.

Gizmo’s Security Advice Wizard asks you a series of questions, analyzes your answers, and then provides you with a customized, personal security recommendation — a complete recommendation — including download links to free solutions.
Bottom line?
I have run through the Wizard several times, as various types of users, and each time the recommendations the Wizard provided was spot on with how I would answer.

I enthusiastically endorse Gizmo’s Security Advice Wizard and encourage you to go there and give it a try. Odds are good you will learn something. The folks there at Gizmo’s freeeware get a tip of my geek hat, and my thanks for going through the effort of creating this wonderful advisor “wizard”.

Because, yes folks, in today’s world you need security protections when on the Internet.

Today’s free link: Gizmo’s Security Advice Wizard
This Wizard has been designed to help you select the best free security software for your PC based on the version of Windows that you use, your technical computer skills and your general level of security risk.

Bonus: What do these things all have in common?

A: you got it — they are examples of cybercrime.

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October 25, 2010 - Posted by | computers | , , , , ,

2 Comments »

  1. TechPaul,
    Thanks for posting about this tool. It’s another great way to educate Internet users who don’t really know where to start to make themselves safe. Keep fighting the good fight.
    Best,
    Paul

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    Comment by Paul Lubic, Jr. | October 25, 2010 | Reply

  2. Paul Lubic, Jr.,
    I tip my geek hat, and thank you, sir. It’s very nice to see your name here again!

    Folks, Paul has many years experience in the upper levels of InfoSec. His personal blog, Paul’s Home Computing Blog is worth your attention. I hope you’ll click, and check it out.

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    Comment by techpaul | October 25, 2010 | Reply


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