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Austin

Battling Cyber Hackers: The Next Generation of War Games

By | Mar 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm

In 2017, society experienced more data security breaches than any year prior. “The final number of data breaches reported was 1,579, a 45 percent increase over 2016’s number of data breaches. Businesses continued to suffer the majority of breaches and more than eight times…

Security

7 Simple Rules to Secure Your Website’s Information

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Today, the Internet project is one of the most promising undertakings. The word “site” is firmly included in our lexicon. The last time together with this word, we constantly use two more words such as “development” and “promotion”. And this is not surprising because,…

Security

Study: Most of the Cyber Security Industry Is Facing a Serious Skills Shortage

By | Dec 8, 2017 at 10:50 am

While Hackers used to just be a 1995 movie featuring Angelina Jolie, they’ve actually become a pretty serious global problem in the business world. Granted, personal attacks will never go out of style, as the increased frequency of ransomware attacks has shown, but companies…

Security

4 Security Suggestions That Could Save Your Startup

By | Nov 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you ask most startup founders what they believe to be most essential to the success of a startup, they’d  probably mention a growth-related metric. However, I disagree. I believe that security is the single most important factor every startup founder should consider. And…

Ecosystems

San Francisco

The 5 Biggest Tech Scandals of 2017

By | Dec 1, 2017 at 9:20 am

2017’s rapid-fire news cycle took plenty by surprise. The tech world, with its massive corporations, powerful leaders, and huge influence over the world’s population, certainly didn’t lack for it’s share of newsworthy scandals. Now, thanks to a survey from Instamotor, we have a handle on…

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Security

Young People Believe Technology Can’t Be Hacked. They’re Wrong.

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The world gets smarter every day. From homes and cars to teddy bears and baby monitors, technology integrated with the Internet of Things has become the undeniably path of progress for the foreseeable future. And while a connected world provides the convenience promised by…

Amazon

Seattle

The Just-Launched Amazon Sumerian Helps You Build VR, AR and 3D Apps Fast

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Amazon’s highly anticipated mixed-reality building service has officially been announced: Amazon Sumerian will allow enterprising entrepreneurs everywhere the ability to quickly build and host VR, AR or 3D apps online. And yes, the Amazon Web Services (AWS) application is free to use. You’ll just need to…

Inspiration

Denver

Learning to Code Means Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

By | Nov 24, 2017 at 9:30 am

This is part three of my story as I transitioned from professional to student and a full-time learner.  Four weeks have passed already. Every morning we talk about what’s “clicking,” what we need help with, the tech events we’ve gone to, and big news in the…

Coworking spaces

WeWork Gets Smart With Education for Adults and Kids

By | Nov 21, 2017 at 10:50 am

WeWork’s success is pretty undeniable at this point. Whether it’s their huge valuation or the fact that a new office pops up every five minutes, the coworking company has made a huge impact on the business world from coast to coast. And now, they’ve…

Security

Beware: Your Biggest Cyber Security Threat Could Be Working For You

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 9:20 am

If you claim to be a business owner and have never heard the phrase cyber security, what on Earth have you been up lately? In addition to being a regularly featured topic on this website, cyber security has become a necessity for any company…

Coding

Programming Skills Power the Economic Future

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 7:15 am

Ever since the first IBM PC was launched in 1981, computers of varying types have become a ubiquitous part of everyday life. They are in our homes, our businesses, and even in our pockets. The impact of the technology revolution that has followed since…

Security

Albany

Thumb, Face, and Now Your Sweat Can Unlock Your Phone

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 12:20 pm

While we’re still in the mist of the release of the iPhone X and the new FaceID as the new biometric key to unlocking a smartphone, scientists from the University at Albany are considering your sweat as a more effective biometric identifier to open the…

Security

Cybersecurity Study Says Getting Hacked Is More Common Than Ever

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 9:20 am

Between global headlines and personal identity theft, hackers have become one of the biggest problems facing the world today. Sure, cybersecurity technology has been getting better, but it still can’t account for the billions of people online, the millions of hackers trying to steal…

Dev & Design

5 Solutions for Building Your Own Website

By | Oct 31, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Whether you are wanting to gain knowledge about website building ideas for personal use or in pursuit of designing websites for others, you may be wondering where to start. If so, this article may be of some help to you. Even if you are…

Programming education

No More Excuses: Learning to Code is Easier Than Ever

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 1:30 pm

At this point, there is no excuse for not learning to code. There are so many accessible online and affordable courses that can help you build a foundation and work on your timeline. You might think you must go through an online college program…

Inspiration

Denver

Coding Made Me Learn How to Learn Again

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm

This is part two of my story as I transitioned from professional to student and a full-time learner.  On the morning of the first day of class, I fell back into Community Coordinator mode. I took the elevator to the 4th floor and the Web…

Security

Seattle

3 Steps to Avoiding Phishing Scams on Cyber Monday

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 9:20 am

Two out of every five U.S. consumers have fallen victim to an online phishing attack. Does that sound high? It’s probably because 91 percent of them are aware that fake websites or emails can be designed to trick them into thinking they’re the real…