Yearly Archives: 2020


Web browsers are getting infected with malware through extensions

We are out in the field and see the trends that crop up and we have seen an abundance of malware in users browsers like Chrome and Firefox. The prevalence of these attacks means you should be vigilant and have your browsers checked. Symptoms of browser hijacking Evidence or effects […]


Using Authenticators in 2020

The current state of security forces us to think of new ways to protects our accounts. You must use 2FA, two-factor, dual factor, multi-factor authentication for your accounts to keep your accounts safe. But with the rapid adoption of new authenticator apps to manage logging into websites means we are […]


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UniFi Protect Is A Cost Effective Video Surveillance System That Impresses With Their Apps

We have been installing and supporting Ubiquiti Networks with their line of networking products using the UniFi dashboard, as well as their Telco/MSP products that use UNMS dashboard. These are great products that give you excellent visibility into your networks performance and issues. UniFi Protect is Ubiquiti Networks answer for […]


The SolarCam Network in a Box Can Take Your Video Security Off The Grid

In the beginning… As a systems integrator offthegridit has been developing custom video solutions since 1999. We have been working with IP cameras since Axis developed the first ones in 1996. Now, flash forward to 2020 and we have an integrated IP camera video security system that is completely solar […]


Go off the grid with the MPOWERD Luci Solar String Lights

These solar string lights from MPOWERD are fantastic. They are portable string lights that come in a compact case and can be recharged via solar or quick charge via USB. There are 10 LED nodes on a string and the case even has a single LED for an additional directional […]


UniFi Dream Machine should be your next home or office WiFi router

Ubiquiti Networks new UniFi Dream Machine and Dream Machine Pro routers + security gateway are some of our favorite WiFi, router + security gateway products on the market for 2020. They are just starting to roll out WiFi 6 products that you will be able to integrate with these. Best […]


Comcast Offers Prepaid Internet

When I first heard about Comcast’s pricing going up I decided to do some research. What I found was surprising, Comcast is introducing a lot of new stuff in addition to raising their prices. Their offer looks to be about $45 a month. Something interesting to note is that you […]


Helping combat COVID-19 3D Printed Face Shields for Medics and Professionals

We have started to 3D print and produce face shields based on the open source design by Prusa for first responders. We did not do much modification on these Face Shields as we think they are beautiful for our first responders, medics, and professionals just the way they are. We […]