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10 Don'ts on Your Digital Devices: The Non-Techies Survival Guide to Cyber Security and Privacy by Eric J. Rzeszut, Daniel G. Bachrach

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CHAPTER 8

Don’t Use Dinosaurs

They’re Extinct for a Reason

Sue is an experienced marketing vice president at a Fortune 100 athletics gear merchandising firm with a nationwide distribution and retailing network. She left her laptop at home while on vacation with her family, visiting her parents in the mountains, and didn’t realize it was gone until she arrived. Sue feels naked without her computer. She also doesn’t like to use other people’s machines for her work. However, she had a few remaining things to get off her plate before she could really relax.

Her parents’ machine runs an old version of Microsoft Office (2007), has out-of-date antivirus protection, and is generally ill-equipped to effectively fend off any concerted “modern” attack; ...

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