50 Years Of The Internet - BBC Click

The Internet: Looking Back and Forward 50 Years

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The numbers are staggering. More than 4.4 billion people now use the Internet. Collectively, we: Upload 4 million hours of video to YouTube Send over 682 million tweets Post more than 67 million Instagram pictures Collectively create 2.5 exabytes (2.5 million terabytes or 1 billion gigabytes) of data Watch this ... Read More

How to Address Career Blind Spots and Challenge Assumptions

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My family has two cars. Our 2015 Dodge Durango is equipped with many high-tech features, including cameras that detect cars (and other objects) all around the vehicle. When changing lanes, if the turn signal is used, the Durango will beep to alert the driver when another car is present.  Meanwhile, ... Read More

How to Address Career Blind Spots

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My family has two cars. Our 2015 Dodge Durango is equipped with many high-tech features, including cameras that detect cars (and other objects) all around the vehicle. When changing lanes, if the turn signal is used, the Durango will beep to alert the driver when another car is present.  Meanwhile, ... Read More

How to Safely Shop Online This Holiday Season

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The moment Halloween ended, the nation entered an earlier-than-ever holiday shopping season online that has already begun and won’t end until early January, 2020. Why begin the holiday shopping season so early this year? Since the Thanksgiving holiday weekend arrives late in 2019, Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are ... Read More

Where Next After National Cyber Security Awareness Month?

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Quick: What is the theme of this year’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)?  If you said: “Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT” — Congratulations! You have passed the one-question quiz. You also represent the less than 1 percent of Americans who are truly champions for cyberhygiene and leading the ... Read More

Shadow IT: A Business Risk or Competitive Advantage?

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A new report was released this past week by Entrust Datacard, and I found the results to be surprising, thought-provoking and requiring action.     The research is titled: The Upside of Shadow IT: Productivity Meets IT Security. The report outlines how implementing solutions that let your employees own their work ... Read More

Shadow IT: A Business Risk Or Competitive Advantage?

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A new report was released this past week by Entrust Datacard, and I found the results to be surprising, thought-provoking and requiring action.     The research is entitled: “The Upside of Shadow IT: Productivity Meets IT Security.” The report outlines how implementing solutions that let your employees own their work ... Read More
Book Review: 'Cybersecurity Is Everybody’s Business'

Book Review: ‘Cybersecurity Is Everybody’s Business’

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The technology and cybersecurity industries are rapidly evolving before our eyes. Although hacking, data breaches, denial of service attacks, other Internet security incidents and cybercrime are not new, the online world is changing now more than ever as we head toward 2020. So how can Internet users keep-up with this ... Read More

NASCIO Still Growing After 50 Years of Serving States

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The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) is celebrating 50 years of serving U.S. states and territories. This anniversary celebration will culminate in a record-breaking NASCIO Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, Oct. 13-16, 2019.      I say “record-breaking” because the number of event attendees, the number of Corporate ... Read More

Why NASCIO Is Still Growing After 50 Years

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The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) is celebrating 50 years of serving U.S. states and territories. This anniversary celebration will culminate in a record-breaking NASCIO Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, from October 13-16, 2019.      I say record-breaking because the number of event attendees, the number of ... Read More