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

How is Big Data Evolving?

In 2013, Judith Hurwitz and other market experts proclaimed the beginning of the Big Data Era. They perceived that “big data enables organizations to...

SAP’s Irfan Khan on ‘Analytics Everywhere’

I spoke with Irfan Khan, president, HANA Database & Analytics at SAP, about the value of an end-to-end technology platform that incorporates analytics throughout. Among...

Komprise Co-Founder Krishna Subramanian on Data Management-as-a-Service

I spoke with Krishna Subramanian, co-founder and president, Komprise, about using Data Management-as-a-Service to manage data in a multi-cloud environment. What are the big...

Why Apple’s Enterprise Efforts Always Fail

Apple is again making a run at the Enterprise, and Forrester has released a report indicating companies could save around $300 a year in...

Tableau’s Philip Cooper on Data Analytics ‘Available to All’

Philip Cooper, VP of Product, Tableau, discusses the trend toward making data analytics tools available to employees throughout the organization, not merely the C-suite.  Among...