Archive | April, 2014

CTT Engineering is shaping our Community

Established in 1950 as a local engineering firm providing engineering services in S.E. NC, Criser Troutman Tanner Consulting Engineers (CTT) has evolved into a multi-disciplined consulting engineering firm engaged in the disciplines of civil engineering, structural engineering, coastal and marine engineering. CTT’s team of professionals offer their clients a comprehensive project delivery with services consisting ….Read More

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Homeland Security Issues Warning to Windows users

ALERT! READ THIS! The Department of Homeland Security’s US-CERT team has just issued an official advisory, warning Windows customers that they should not use any modern version of Internet Explorer, from IE6 to IE11. It’s important to note that Microsoft’s Security Advisory 2963983 lists the exploit as a problem even with IE11 running on Windows 8.1 and Windows ….Read More

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Microsoft Warns of Attacks-No fix for XP users

  Microsoft is warning Internet Explorer users about active attacks that attempt to exploit a previously unknown security flaw in every supported version of IE. The vulnerability could be used to silently install malicious software without any help from users, save for perhaps merely browsing to a hacked or malicious site. In an alert posted on Saturday, Microsoft ….Read More

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Replace my server or move to The Cloud?

Is your server ready to be retired?  You’re now at that decision point that so many other business people are finding themselves this year.  And the decision is this:  do you replace that old server with a new server…or do you go to the cloud? Everyone’s talking about the cloud nowadays so you’ve got to consider ….Read More

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Healthcare In 2014: Innovate or Be Left Behind!!

  Healthcare is evolving before our eyes. Between the sweeping policy reforms, the influx of technology, and the care model innovations, healthcare doesn’t resemble the industry it was even five years ago. Patients are different, too. With nearly instant access to medical information and resources, the tech-savvy healthcare consumers of today expect their care to ….Read More

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Tech Tips of the Week

      Tech Tips of the week:   Welcome to our Tech Tips Blog where we gather technology tips of interest to our readers. Check out these LINKS:  See the latest in wearable technology devices             Solar energy for your home has become practical!           ….Read More

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Massive New Internet threat-How to Protect Yourself!

  This week, security researchers announced a security flaw in OpenSSL, a popular data encryption standard, that gives hackers who know about it the ability to extract massive amounts of data from the services that we use every day and assume are mostly secure. The vulnerability is in the machines that power services that transmit secure information, ….Read More

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What’s the big deal about Bitcoin?

 Bitcoin is a consensus network that enables a new payment system and a completely digital money. It is the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network that is powered by its users with no central authority or middlemen. From a user perspective, Bitcoin is pretty much like cash for the Internet. How does Bitcoin work? From a ….Read More

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