Archive | March, 2016

Latest Ransomware virus declared a National Cyber Emergency -“Beef up your backup system now!”

The FBI is asking businesses and software security experts for emergency assistance in its investigation into a pernicious new type of “ransomware” virus used by hackers for extortion. “We need your help!” the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a confidential “Flash” advisory that was obtained by Reuters. Ransomware is malicious software that encrypts a ….Read More

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Does every cloud have a silver lining?

  Cloud computing, also referred to as being “in The Cloud” is one of the hottest topics in technology today. This barrage of information and sales pitches can be confusing to anyone. When does it make sense to migrate your data into the cloud? Is it expensive? Is my data safe there? Is the Cloud right for ….Read More

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Pentagon seeks hackers to test its cyber defenses

The US Department of Defense may boast the world’s most powerful military, but its online databases are far from indomitable, as a recent spate of apparent cyberattacks seems to suggest. The Pentagon is now inviting hackers to have at its public webpages as part of an initiative to highlight cybersecurity vulnerabilities. The Department of Defense ….Read More

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MARPAC brings a good night’s sleep to millions

  People don’t make things in this country anymore. Marpac of Wilmington NC does, however. They are inventors and build things right. And they build them right here in the USA. Since 1962, their high-quality sound conditioners have been known for exceptional audio, ease of use, and durability. they have one goal: to bring serious sleep to millions of people. ….Read More

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Carousel Center keeps their clients secure with Technology Upgrades

The Carousel Center in Wilmington, NC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a child-friendly environment for abused and neglected children and to support child abuse prevention efforts in Pender, New Hanover and Brunswick counties. Obtaining and documenting a child’s report of an alleged sexual and/or physical abuse incident is crucial- not only ….Read More

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