In politics, information is power. Just one small comment or suggestion from a candidate or figure held in high esteem can potentially sway entire elections. Politicians also hold access to a treasure trove of sensitive information, not intended for the masses. That’s why Hillary Clinton’s private server fiasco is such a big deal in the […]
We live in a very connected world, and it’s only becoming more connected. Every day I see more and more commercials etching us further toward the “home of the future.” Not long ago would it have been unthinkable to see commercials for a Wi-fi enabled refrigerator complete with a massive touch screen (presented by America’s […]
All it took was one recycled password. If you haven’t heard the news yet, former executive for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team Christopher Correa has officially been sentenced to 46 months in prison for hacking. This victim in this case? (Former) Rival team the Houston Astros and their internal database/communications hub aptly named “Ground Control.” […]
Higher education is tough, and not just for the students attending and sleeping through early morning classes. Most people do not and never will know about the underlying challenges institutions must tackle in the face of compliance. On top of having to deal with thousands of young, rowdy, and generally inebriated students on a daily […]
Downtime – It can be both a good and a bad thing. This, of course, depends greatly upon the context of the situation that the word is being used in. For example, having a little downtime while lounging on a sunny beach in Hawaii, sipping Pina Coladas and listening to classic rock is a much […]
It’s not every day you can take two things that are independently great and combine them to create something truly extraordinary. Although examples of this momentous event through history range, from a simple cellphone being given the power of a small computer, to the monumental revelation of combining a nacho cheese Dorito chip with a […]
There’s no denying it’s that magical time of the year again. One can sense in the air all around them the graceful falling of snowflakes, the soothing tones of seasonal choruses, the faint smell of fresh pine, and, of course, the blaring car horns and shouted expletives of drivers stuck in traffic trying to get […]
Remember, remember the 5th of November! If you’re a fan of the film “V for Vendetta” or just happened to know a thing or two about history, this phrase likely popped into your head as you looked at the calendar this morning, realizing that today marks the yearly occasion known as Guy Fawkes Day. For […]
Although the HIPAA Omnibus rule was implemented on March 26th, 2013, businesses everywhere were given roughly 6 months to comply with the new standards. Fast forward 180 days and as it would appear the deadline has passed four days ago, on September 23rd. This means that if you are the member of a company or […]
One of the many undeniable facts of the 21st century is that we live in a time of ever-expanding globalization. People everywhere are connected. Events that occur at opposite ends of the earth can make ripples in various places across the entire world. So, when a document from the “Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier” […]
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