Sleigh Bells & Puppy Dog Tails

24 12 2010
Folk tale depiction of Father Christmas riding...

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Or something like that.  Pick your holiday cheer and be glad that TechTalk is here.

We are continuing our 2010 conference coverage with the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) from earlier in the year. We also want to be sure to thank our friends at 1-800-PREPARE.com for their help with our coverage.

Check out the SHOW PAGE to find out more about this week’s show and the FLASH organization.

Keeping it short this week.  Gotta help Santa pack the sleigh.  Have a wonderful rest of the holiday season and get ready for 2011…we sure are.

Thanks Zemanta for the pics and the stories!





Bookmarks and Social Networking at Work

3 12 2010

Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  Now that you are as stuffed as the bird, let’s get back to TechTalk before we are all caught in the holiday rush.

Browser Wars

Our show with Tom Gutnick on BROWSER WARS is ready for download.  Along with the streaming show or download, we also updated the LAST WEEK’S SHOW PAGE to include a question from a listener about managing your bookmarks across multiple machines and Tom’s response.

And what’s on the menu for this week you ask?  Tony Bradley is back to tackle the implications of social networking at work.  What are employers worried about? What should employees know.  Our host, Tom D’Auria, and guest, Tony Bradley, will cover that and more on this week’s show.  Find out more about the show and our Week In Review on the THIS WEEK’S SHOW PAGE.

Here are some articles to keep you busy until the show comes on KFNX Sunday, 12/5 at 5pm EST | 4pm CST | 3pm MST | 2pm PST





Video in Business – Where it is and where it is going

26 08 2010
Light show!

Alejandro Hernandez. Used under Creative Commons License

This week, Sean McMann will be on the show to talk about video in business and where it is going. Visit the SHOW PAGE to find out more and bookmark the page so you can download the edited show early next week.  Along with tidbits on how to use it to your advantage, Sean will provide some of the options out there to make video a reality.

We’ll start with Tom covering holes in the energy grid you can drive a USB stick through, the iPhone security flaw that allows you to break the spell of your Apple and AT&T overlords, guess who wants to handle you medical records and much more in our Week in Review.  If our first story on the gaping holes in the energy grid’s security don’t get you worried, here is how the weakest link in the DoD opened the barn door for hackers.  That being said, the government has realized that we are far behind the expected upcoming demand for cyberwarriors, so they opened a summer camp.





April 25 – "Parental Control From Cyberbullying" with Neil Book

22 04 2010

Neil Book began his career with AT&T and joins Tom this week to cover a topic at the top of all parent’s list of topics they wish they knew more about. Find out more about cyberbullying – what it is, how to have a dialogue with your kids about it and ways you can minimize your kids way of becoming a victim.

Along with our Week In Review, we’ll also tell you how you can attend the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival – for real or virtually.

We’ll stream live from KFNX at 3pm MST | 6pm EDT on Sunday, April 25

Check back Monday for notes and links from the show!





March 14: Triple Threat

11 03 2010

This week, long time guest, Tony Bradley stops by to discuss “Protecting Sensitive Information From Inside Threats.” Tony is the ‘Chief’ Product Evangelist for Zecurion, and he is also a syndicated writer for PC World.

Specifically, Tony will address what IT managers need to be worried about from the inside, the amount of a certain technology employees should be able to use, and much more.
The show will air this Sunday, March 14, 2010 at 5 pm EST | 3 pm MST. The show can be listened to by tuning in to KFNX– 1100 if you are in the Greater Phoenix area or you can stream the show live by clicking on this link.




January 10- Week In Review

11 01 2010

We hope you enjoyed the show with Steve Dispensa about ‘Authentication and Security in 2010’. If you missed it, the show is available for download now.

Here are the stories featured in this past Week In Review:
  • First Skype HD Webcams From In Store Solutions Detailed- Engadget– [JUMP]
  • Pico Projector From Light Blue Optics Throws Up A 10 Inch Touchscreen Laser Projection- Gizmodo– [JUMP]
  • Vizio VXT Pro 3D HDTV’s Are Stacked For Cheaper: Local Dimming,480 Hz and Wireless HDMIGizmodo– [JUMP]
  • 3D TV Channels Will Bring Action Into Your Living Room- Kansas City- [JUMP]
  • AT&T Resumes NY iPhone Sales- Information Week- [JUMP]
Come back on Thursday for the show description for next Sunday.
Thanks for listening!




January 10- Security! Security!

8 01 2010

This week, our guest, Steve Dispensa stops by to discuss “Security in 2010”. Specifically, some of the problems he discusses is where cyber criminals attack and where they might go in the future. He also talks about user authentication and how that will come to play in 2010.


Steve is CTO & Co-Founder of PhoneFactor, an award winning two-factor authentication service that utilizes a device users already have – their phone. Steve has an extensive background in IT security, running a network consulting firm in the late 1990s before serving as Director of Systems Architecture within Sprint’s Broadband Wireless Group.

The show will air THIS SUNDAY, January, 10, 2010 at 5pm EST | 3pm MST on KFNX-1100 in Phoenix, AZ, and will also be available for live stream from this link.

Be sure to come back on Monday for the Week In Review post or to download the show if you miss it!