Penn State University Cyberattack Exposes Social Security Numbers

A cyberattack at the Penn State University – the third time in six months – has resulted in close to 15,000 social security numbers getting exposed. This comes just two weeks after a similar attack at PSU left close to 9,766 SSNs exposed. According to Geoff Rushton, a spokesperson of PSU, the institution is working … Continue reading “Penn State University Cyberattack Exposes Social Security Numbers”

Security Issues : Microsoft Vs. Apple

Apple has always claimed that their computers are more secure than Microsoft’s. Naysayers have always cringed over such statements calling it a marketing strategy. However, in a recent interview, the hacking wunderkid of yesteryears, Marc Maiffret, now a security guru has rubbished Apple’s claims saying Apple’s systems have always been more prone to security issues … Continue reading “Security Issues : Microsoft Vs. Apple”

Lenovo Develops “Kill” Technology To Protect Security On Stolen Laptops

What do you do when your laptop is stolen? How do you protect all the sensitive information stored in the laptop? Lenovo has just developed a technology that will enable the rightful owners to not only disable their laptops but can also get a list of all information that was accessed prior to the disabling … Continue reading “Lenovo Develops “Kill” Technology To Protect Security On Stolen Laptops”

RIM Brings GPS-Based Security Settings For Blackberry

How many of you religiously switch your mobile phones to ‘silence’ mode when you approach your office and take it off ‘silence’ after work? If a recently published patent is to be believed, RIM could be automatically doing it for you. In the patent, the inventors distinctly talk about security settings; mainly setting shorter timer … Continue reading “RIM Brings GPS-Based Security Settings For Blackberry”

5 Impressive Blockchain Applications for Small Business Owners

It is an era of smart gadgets, cool apps, and big data. In this time of emerging technology, do you often wonder how you can tap into the right technology to empower your small business? This article will put light on one such technology which could completely change the way you manage your business affairs: … Continue reading “5 Impressive Blockchain Applications for Small Business Owners”

Using Technology to Bring Down Employee Churn Rate

There are lots of reasons why employees quit their jobs. Some employees quit their jobs as a result of career advancement, pay or job security. However, according to one survey, about 20% of individuals quit their jobs because  of a lack of technical know-how and because they are not a good fit for the job. … Continue reading “Using Technology to Bring Down Employee Churn Rate”

Top 13 High Paying Tech Jobs For 2020

“Money can’t buy happiness, but it will certainly get you a better class of memories”- Ronald Reagan. This saying is pretty much self-explanatory. While money is not the ticket for a happy life, it surely is a way to live a quality life. As the world is progressing and developing in unimaginable ways, people have … Continue reading “Top 13 High Paying Tech Jobs For 2020”