You found the perfect candidate and are ready to make an offer, then your “purple unicorn” stops responding to phone calls, texts, and emails. What gives? Not a tech issue, but more an HR issue. Still, if you can’t find qualified technical staff, this might be an issue.
Can’t shop online? Want to keep shopping online? If you’re using an old browser you may find yourself locked out of PCI-compliant (e-commerce) websites.
What do you think about a plan that would actually make it impossible for you to use the same password on two or more sites? Basically, when you set up a new web account, you would be forced to use a password that was truly different from other passwords you use elsewhere?
I am certain that if you are reading this blog, that you ...Continue Reading →
If your business has been the victim of a cybersecurity incident, data breach, or other cybercrime, you may have had to decide whether to keep the incident to yourself, or report the crime to the police. If you carry cyber insurance, reporting the crime is a requirement to file an insurance claim. So you called the police and filed a report, You may have been discouraged by the lack of enthusiasm ...Continue Reading →
On May 7, the FBI announced the release of the 2017 edition of the Internet Crime Report, published by the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). This 29 page report outlines what cyber-crimes are most popular and most profitable for the perpetrators. Don’t miss the extensive list of cyber-crimes and definitions in Appendix A. Seriously, I found them kind of interesting. Anyway, these crimes led to $1.42 billion in losses last ...Continue Reading →
WordPress will be 15 years old this May 27th, 2018! On Sunday, May 27th, we’re planning a global event celebrating the WordPress 15th Anniversary with WordPress community groups around the world.
Researchers have shown how attackers could trick ...Continue Reading →
Why are retailers in the US still stuck in the 20th century when it comes to credit card processing? Why are so many stores still using outdated magnetic stripe card readers, when EMV or “chip” card readers are available? Who is at fault? Is it the store or the credit card processing company?
Stores were supposed to have the EMV card readers installed by ...Continue Reading →
Microsoft’s quest to create a powerful quantum computer comes closer to reality with the help of an elementary particle.
We have more attorneys per person in America than any other country on the planet. This causes problems, because there are too many attorneys chasing too few ambulances, and not enough real attorney work to go around. It has long been my contention that the attorneys we elect to public office, in the Legislatures, Courts, and Executive branches of our governments are the ...Continue Reading →
Happy St Patrick’s Day
Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland.
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