Tech Top 6 Podcast

The Best Hype-free Technology Articles Every Week

Small World Big Data analyst Mike Matchett chats with Warren Avery, chief editor and publisher of IT Weekly Newsletter about Warren’s latest “top 6” tech articles selected from the always-free IT Weekly Newsletter. Each week the newsletter highlights 60-80 hype-free technology articles in over 40 categories hand-curated from 500+ reputable publications. Listen to two seasoned IT pros checking out the best of the best IT technology “how and why ”! Often entertaining, always enlightening.

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Tech Top 6 – Bad Tech and Biometrics

What a year so far! So many challenges, yet IT stuff keeps rolling along. Glad you are here to let Warren and I help you keep up! Every week Warren brings along six hand-curated articles from his hand-curated IT Weekly Newsletter!

In this latest podcast episode we discuss articles about:

  • Enterprise Security Management – Yes, there is an enterprise version
  • Biometric Tech – Your eyes won’t deceive us
  • Bad Tech Decisions – Wow, just blame it on the tech
  • Planning for Breaches – It’s going to happen
  • Ransomware Recovery – And when it does happen…
  • Patch Management Tips – Like, maybe actually apply them?
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Tech Top 6 – Is No Good For You? Plus Biases, Waste and Zero Trust

It’s TechTop6 again! In this episode with Warren Avery, chief curator at the IT Weekly Newsletter we look into articles that range from data privacy to cloud waste, but it’s the “getting to no” that gives us our episode title. We are still a little security obsessed, but we blame it on the continuing pandemic (oh, and the increase in ransomware).

In this latest episode:

  • Digital Transformation Tips– You have to turn into something, might as well be digital!
  • Ohio Data Privacy – Your own private Idaho – er, Ohio?
  • Getting To No – Cause Yes was too easy
  • Biases Kill – Slayed by preferences…
  • Cloud Waste – It’s all vaporware at some level
  • Zero Trust Tenets – Trusting in Zero Trust
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Tech Top 6 – New IT Skills – Keeping Secrets and Managing Breaches

Hey TechTop6-ers! Back with another timely episode with Warren Avery, chief curator at the IT Weekly Newsletter. This week’s episode is, natch, focused on security, privacy and governance – all hot topics throughout the early 2020’s!

In this latest episode:

  • Governance Myths – It’s not all a myth?
  • Cloud Security Strategy? – What, we can be strategic?
  • New Privacy Bill – Where did the old Bill go?
  • CISO Things – Yeah, CISO’s need things
  • Managing Cyber Breaches – If you can’t beat ’em, manage ’em!
  • Building Cloud Security – Somebody has to do it
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