Ernesto Ongaro's blog

Simple Steps to Prevent Online Phishing

Here at the ETSZONE network operating center (NOC) and helpdesk we get various alerts and questions every day about "phishing" sites. Phishing is when a web-site attempts to steal sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card information.

We've put together some easy steps to prevent online fraud and phishing:  Read More »

1. Do not follow Links!
  • When you need to log into an online service, avoid following links on webpages or e-mails - use the address bar instead and type out the address like

Real-Time Search

Speed is one of the major forces driving technological innovation today. The Internet has trumped traditional media in the last decade as it has allowed users to quickly and easily access existing information from anywhere in the world with just the click of a mouse. However fast the Internet may be there lies an inherent bottle neck which has been solved with real-time search.  Read More »

Moving Towards Safer Email

Mail has existed in one form or another for almost 2,500 years. While the basic idea of getting information from one place to another hasn't changed much, the method by which the task is accomplished has evolved into an entirely different species with the advent of electronic mail(e-mail).   Read More »

Mobile Devices: A real life usage example

One of the many buzz words these days is mobility. I suspect some people could care less about mobility. For me, it's critical.

This post attempts to demonstrate how I use mobile technology on a typical work day.  Read More »