Sheryl Canter

Sheryl Canter joined PC Magazine as an Associate Editor in 1991, and has been a Contributing Editor since 1993. As a speaker, writer, and editor, her specialty is in demystifying computer technology to make it interesting and accessible to a wide audience.A software developer since the early 1980's, Sheryl is currently writing programs for Windows and the Web. .For more on Sheryl Canter, go to www.SherylCanter.com.

Hiding Your Identity

You may know anonymous remailers from their somewhat shady association with spam, terrorists, child porn rings, and so on. But remailers—tools that let you send e-mail and post to...

Effective Immunity

Think a virus checker is all you need to keep your computer safe? Think again. Virus checkers can protect only against known viruses. Even if you regularly update your...

Protecting Web Images

You dont need to own a Web-based photo gallery to worry about image theft. If youve paid an artist thousands of dollars to design custom graphics, you certainly dont...

Clean Up Your Internet Tracks

Internet Cleanup 3.0 ($29.99 list) deletes—and shreds—almost anything on your system that might reveal what you do. The software can eliminate your cookies, history, cache, and recent documents—even wipe...

Latest Posts

eWEEK TweetChat, Dec. 14: Predictions for Tech in 2022

On Tuesday, December 14, at 11 AM PT, @eWEEKNews will host its monthly #eWEEKChat. The topic will be “Predictions for Tech in 2022,” and...

SAS’s Kimberly Nevala on How to Optimize Data Analytics for Success

I spoke with Kimberly Nevala, Strategic Advisor at SAS, about the value of analytics training and the importance of listening to staff as tactics...

How to Fix a Cloud Deployment That’s Losing Money

Cloud computing will save you money.  Ten plus years ago that was a familiar refrain when the technology hype machine touted cloud computing as the...

AWS Re:Invent Wrap-Up: Social Issues, Networking Focus, Partner Revenue

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Re:Invent conference was held last week in Las Vegas. This year, the 10th Re:Invent, returned to an in-person format...

Top 10 Edge Computing Companies of 2022

Edge computing companies enable distributed computing throughout a network, including to the very edge – hence the name. Rather than process data in massive data...