Author Archives: Susan Bradley

Susan Bradley

About Susan Bradley

Susan Bradley is a Small Business Server and Security MVP, a title awarded by Microsoft to independent experts who do not work for the company. She's also a partner in a California CPA firm.

Everyone gets a small holiday — from patching

Those of us in a holiday state of mind are lucky to have a light patching week. If you’re feeling especially thankful — or you need a break from watching endless football — donate a little time to ensuring PCs of friends and family are up to date.

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Can you trust the SSL protocols anymore?

Hard on the heels of the counterfeit SSL certificates scandal comes a new SSL security threat. A recent ekoparty Security Conference in Argentina broke the news that encrypted SSL/TLS traffic is vulnerable to attack. But should we rush to install the workarounds?

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Certificate cleanup for most personal computers

A little Dutch company potentially lets a flood of problems into our Windows machines.

The company manages digital certificates; after its recent break-in by hackers, security certificates for Mozilla, Yahoo, WordPress, and other sites are now suspect.

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Tame a new system’s hard-drive bloat

You just bought that new Windows 7 computer, and the next thing you know — you’re running out of space.

Here are some tips and tricks to show where your hard drive space is going.

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