Entries by Eric W. Austin

TECH TALK: Welcome to Reality 2.0

ERIC’S TECH TALK by Eric Austin Computer Technical Advisor Let me take you back a few decades to the 1980s. I was 12 years old and cruising around the neighborhood on my ten-speed mountain bike. On this particular day, I was exploring the garage sales along Lakeview Drive that are so prevalent this time of […]

TECH TALK: Firewalls and VPNs, Oh my!

ERIC’S TECH TALK by Eric Austin Computer Technical Advisor This week I’ll talk about two networking related topics that every modern computer user should know about. You’ve likely heard the term “firewall” thrown around in the dialog of movies or television shows during a computer hacking scene — as in, “They’re breaching the firewall, Jack!” […]