Using Wi-Fi: Connect With Care

If you’re traveling this summer, chances are you’ll encounter a Wi-Fi hotspot (network) or two.  Wi-Fi in airports, hotels, train stations, coffee shops, and other public places can be convenient, but they’re often not secure, and can leave you at risk.  Whether

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Do You Know Where Your Personal Information Is?

The amount of data on the Internet is staggering. As consumers of online services, we create information through our use of social media, online shopping, and many other activities.  Public records are also a source of information about individuals, which can get

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NYS ramps up cybersecurity initiatives

We have been hearing a great deal about the escalating issues involving the Internet….cybersecurity, cyberwarfare, cybercrime, cyberspying etc….that is taking place in the US and around the globe. The “Spamhouse Project”, a non-profit organization that fights spam on the Internet was attacked

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Excelsior College Unveils MBA with Spanish Language Support

Excelsior College Unveils MBA with Spanish Language Support To assist Spanish speaking students that have learned English as a second language, Excelsior College has developed courses that meet their unique needs. Beginning later this month, the School of Business and Technology will

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Big time heist

A record may have been set in the annals of cyber crime recently when over 45 million dollars was stolen from ATM machines around the world.  Cyber criminals hacked credit card processing facilities and obtained credit card information. In a well planned

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China blamed for cyber attacks

According to the New York Times “The Obama administration on Monday explicity accused China’s military of mounting attacks on American government computer systems and defense contractors, saying one motive could be to map military capabilities that could be exploited during a crisis”.

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2012 was a good year!

2012 was a good year! According to newly released data from the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operators (INPO), 2012 was a very good year for the nuclear industry in the U.S. According to the

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Your degree is worth even more!

Earning a college degree is a lot of work, but is it really worth it? You bet it is…and getting more worthwhile each year! According to a recent survey by NACE….the National Association of Colleges and Employers…your salary increased over 5% last

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Cybersecurity experts: A growing need

A recent AP story noted that “The U.S. service academies are ramping up efforts to groom a new breed of cyberspace warriors to confront increasing threats to the nation’s military and civilian computer networks that control everything from electrical power grids to

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It pays to be certified!

Unless you have been living in a cave, you have probably been hearing a lot about cyber security recently…and some of it is not good news. Criminals are hacking into bank accounts and stealing information about you from the Internet…hackers are trying

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