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Terry Losansky is a software engineer, living in Snoqualmie, Washington. Past and present interests include martial arts, wine, travel, scuba instruction, sailing, baking, and home construction.

Remote Work Cybersecurity Report, May 7, 2022

I have seen stunningly bad habits from IT professionals regarding access, authentication, and general computing security. My favorites include using administrator auto-logon without a password, passwords such as “8675309” or just “password”, freely shared domain-level administrative accounts, the cliché sticky-notes on a monitor, and not updating known vulnerable software because something bad might happen. Similarly, …

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Remote Work Cybersecurity Report, April 24, 2022

This week is a hodge-podge rollup of warnings, threats, and vulnerabilities. There is something for everyone, bloggers, website administrators, and any remote-work-from-home-digital-nomad with a side-hustle. A funny thing about security vulnerabilities, defects and flaws may exist in products for years until revealed by any number of involved parties. They sit silent waiting for exploitation by …

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Security Vulnerabilities Affecting Remote Workers April 15th, 2022

From April 11th, 2022, to the 15th, the week ended with twenty-eight new “exploits in the wild”, as reported by CISA, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Exploits ranged from weaknesses on current products in use to older unsupported and end-of-life devices. Here are ones I thought were particularly relevant to the remote working digital …

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6 Thought Provoking Articles on the Remote Work Lifestyle Migration

Two People Typing in Bed

The Previously Forbidden Fruits of Labor are Tempting Among my friends and coworkers, the Covid pandemic left the taste of work-from-anywhere in our mouths. And a sweet flavor it is, at least for those who recovered their sense of taste. Two topics come up nearly every day among my friends and coworkers: changing to a …

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