Expert Interviews: Al Fasoldt

Interview with Al Fasoldt

Welcome to the latest post in our Expert Interviews section.

Solid technical expertise, brilliant writing style and outstanding dedication: Meet Al Fasoldt, the tech-writer behind the world’s longest newspaper and online coverage of computers, software and consumer technology.

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Windows XP End Of Support-Best Practices For Secure Migration From The OS

Windows XP End Of Support-Best Practices For Secure Migration From The OS

Microsoft has ended its support for the very popular OS on April 8, 2014. If that move made you decide to migrate to Windows 7, or 8 in fear of increasing privacy threats, we would like to draw your attention to some crucial privacy steps you need to take in order to guarantee a secure transition. We are going to walk you through security issues from backup to HDD sanitization.

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Windows XP End Of Support-Privacy Protection Best Practices If You Stick With The OS

Windows XP end of support-Privacy protection best practices if you stick with the OS

April 8, 2014 marked the day when Microsoft ended its support–after 13 years– for one of its most successful OS ever, Windows XP. Since you are likely to be one of the millions of users this move has left guessing whether it is the beginning of the end when it comes to privacy security, in this article we would like to address the most important privacy concerns surrounding the issue. But before doing so, we would like to issue an official statement for our customers using Windows XP.

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Malware Protection Best Practises When Shopping For Mom

Malware protection best practises when shopping for Mom

Mother’s Day is just around the corner so most of us are already busy looking up gift ideas online. As long as we only look, things are less risky. But if you have already found the gift you want to give your Mom in a few days time, stop for a minute before you go to checkout. Let’s offer you some best practises for making sure that your financial details do not fall victim to malware you may unintentionally download before, or during purchase.

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Choose From 14 Data Wiping Standards With The Intuitive Slider Selector

Choose From 14 Data Wipe Standards With The Intuitive Slider Selector

There are numerous data wipe standards for the secure removal of sensitive information from PC hard drives and removable data storage devices. east-tec Eraser offers you 14 of them. In this article we would like to recommend you wipe methods for different privacy scenarios and tell you what speed/security balance you can expect when running them. We have also included screenshots to show you how much it is a child`s play to switch between standards with the software’s built-in slider selector.

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