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Pain in Ukraine part 2: Cybersecurity

The situation in Ukraine is terrible and unstable.  As the world takes a stand against Putin's war, there may be backlashes.  One such backlash may be increased cyberattacks.  The war in Ukraine has prompted me to consider my exposure to cybersecurity risks, our defenses, and

Pain in Ukraine part 1: Giving

I am deeply saddened by the pain being inflicted on the Ukrainian people due to the Russian invasion.  The news is harrowing, yet compelling.  I can't look away from the news feeds of tragedy, but also of courage and resilience.  This blogpost is the first in

Charitable giving in the time of Covid

Imagine your financial house is like an apple tree.  Hanging on the tree are the fruits of your labor or good fortune.  Although many people are finding 2020 to be a bad harvest as their jobs or businesses were impacted by COVID-19, there are others