Author: Simon Cooper

Simon Cooper

  Have you ever put your kids to bed only to have them creep down the stairs later? We deal with this all the time so I decided to place a motion sensor in front of their door.  Any time the sensor is tripped after 8pm a signal is sent to the smart hub in […]

It’s great to see the White House leaning forward and taking action to improve our national Cyber Security posture by announcing a Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP) and issuing an Executive Order to create a permanent Federal Privacy Council. Both initiatives will improve the national posture on cybersecurity and privacy – issues Intel believes are […]

Computer maintenance is often a simple equation: avoid behavior that might land you a virus, and keep your software up-to-date. Thanks to security update pop-up reminders, the latter is usually an easy step. However, while these alerts may be helpful to you as a user, not all of them are to be trusted. Take, for example, […]

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, are you ready?  Have you bought the perfect gift and booked an intimate dinner?  Maybe a nice romantic movie like Zoolander 2 or Deadpool?  Or maybe, like many people out there, you’re still looking for Mr. or Mrs. Right.  The advent of dating websites and apps have made […]

Question: The holidays were great this year, but it didn’t take long for Grandma to start in on my teens (as well as my husband and me) over what she considered too much phone use. She says things like: Do you ever put that thing down? or Helloooo are you in there? or Do you […]