Author: team

  • Can You Spot the Phishing Email?

    Google create a nice little simulation. Some of the email mockups are ones we’ve seen in the wild. Eight quick questions. See how you do!

  • 2018 in Review: Some of Our Favorites

    Our top five discoveries of 2018 includes the refreshed MacBook Air series and German messenger bags. #5 – Luminar 3 Skylum Software (formerly MacPhun) has always been a photo editing juggernaut. In an era of bloated, subscription-only apps like Photoshop, their well-priced tools are a boon for quick, professional fixes. Luminar 3 added a ton […]

  • Secure Passwords

    Okay. I think we’re good.

  • In Our Neighborhood: Salon Lavender

    We recently had the pleasure of working on a wireless project for our new neighbor, Salon Lavender. As they mention on their Facebook page, “Lavender is a botanical, holistic salon providing quality hair care and color through one-on-one, customized experiences.” Laurel and Andrew have put a lot of work into the space and it looks […]

  • What Happened to Our Facebook Page?

    Years ago, we didn’t have a Facebook page. In 2017, we started an experiment. Basically, we wanted to research the traffic type and influence that Facebook had on our business. As a security driven company, this was risky. The goal was simple: see if, within 12 months, what appreciable change Facebook had (positive or negative). […]

  • Dropbox Rebrands. Google Rebuilds.

    Good news, business users. Dropbox and Google Drive are finally competing on cloud file sync. Back in April of 2016, Dropbox posted this “A Revolutionary New Way to Access All Your Files.” It was a first look at their “Project Infinite” which touted the ability to access all of your files stored in the cloud without […]

  • Smishing: It’s Phishing for Your Phone.

    Next time you get an SMS, you might want to think twice before clicking a link in it. SMS-based phishing has been on the uptick. It’s email brethren often hits your spam filter but who’s filtering your text messages? Smishing often takes the form of an official looking password reset, account notification or security alert. […]

  • New Company Car

    Our VW Jetta isn’t cutting it lately so we’ve been searching for an iconic vehicle to represent us. Waiting on a site visit by one of out team members? Did we say 15 minutes? Please be patient as our acquisition–while it may have a distinctive paint job–possesses the engine of a lawnmower.

  • Cinco de Mayo

    We celebrated in the best way we could think of: attending the soft opening of Portland food truck El Corazon’s new restaurant.

  • Play with a 1991 Mac Online

    Thanks to a tip by John Gruber, we’ve been playing around with an online version of a Mac from 1991. Back then: The Mac OS was mostly black and white You had to click and hold the mouse button to select anything The OS came on 15 floppy discs or, for the first time, a CD […]