Archive | April, 2016

Ransomware exposes poor data management practices

As ransomware attacks continue to proliferate, the soft underbelly of IT — how organizations often manage their data in a cavalier manner — is finally being exposed. Ransomware combines social engineering techniques, malware, and encryption to take an organization’s data hostage. As this scourge continues, digital criminals are getting more sophisticated about selecting their victims. For a ….Read More

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Carousel Center Gala features Country theme

The “Kickin’ it County” themed Gala is the Carousel Center Inc.’s premier fundraising event of the year with 100% of the proceeds going to support our operating budget and to provide services that help our local children and families heal. Doors open for the stage show at 7:45 p.m. The curtain goes up at 8:00 ….Read More

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Facebook is now using AI to describe photos to the blind

Photos play a prominent role on Facebook and, until now, visually impaired users have out on a lot of updates from their friends. Facebook’s engineers have incorporated artificial intelligence in an attempt to describe these pictures to blind or partially blind users. Facebook is calling the system “automatic alternative text” and it’s based on a neural network with vast, complex databases designed ….Read More

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Hanover Design Services untilizes the latest surveying technology

Hanover Design Services, P.A. (HDS) offers both residential and commercial land surveying. they work with you to analyze your needs and to accurately mark your property before any construction or project is started. Whether you are installing a pool or constructing a gas station, the HDS surveying experts will always deliver. If you are buying land or a new home, ….Read More

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Johnston Architecture is helping to shape our city

Johnston Architecture AIA, is a full-service, award-winning residential and commercial design firm. Based in Wilmington, North Carolina, Johnston Architecture AIA is recognized for its coastal and mountain architecture, historic preservation and restoration achievements, and water intrusion mitigation and remediation practices. Many of Johnston Architecture’s designs can be seen across the Wilmington and NC coastal communities. ….Read More

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Securing your company against Cyber Threats

Cyberthreats to your business are usually blamed on outsiders— programmers writing programs designed to steal your corporate intelligence, confidential information and financial data. Sometimes, the threat actually originates from within your walls, when employees’ lack of knowledge or even slack attitude and negligence opens the door for cybercriminals. It’s important to train employees about what is expected of them ….Read More

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