FTC

FTC Holds Companies Accountable for Online Lead Generators

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) dropped the $30 million hammer on Career Education Corporation (CEC) for using leads obtained from dubious and illegal website operators to engage with prospects with the hope ...
Security Boulevard

From E-Commerce to Enterprise Employee: How I Overcame my Fears and Doubts

By Efrat Silberhaft One year ago, I was working as the sole designer in a small e-commerce startup. When the company shut down, I had to start looking for a new job ...

Video: DEF CON Goons, Badges and Talks – Inside the Largest Hacker Con in the World

Get an Insider’s View of DEF CON! Video and Slide Deck from EH-Net Live! July 2019 As most of you know, Hacker Summer Camp is the affectionate term used to describe the ...

Webinar: DEF CON Goons, Badges and Talks – Inside the Largest Hacker Con in the World

Register Now to Get an Insider’s View of DEF CON! Hacker Summer Camp is the affectionate term used to describe the collection of various InfoSec conferences held annually in Vegas. But it ...
Thirty-four years - Building out Disaster Recovery (Part 6)

Thirty-four years – Building out Disaster Recovery (Part 6)

In the mid-2000's, our organization started to get serious about disaster recovery. By that time our core application was an e-learning application that was heavily used (a hundred thousand students on a ...
Thirty-four years - System Administration, Backups, and Data Centers (Part 5)

Thirty-four years – System Administration, Backups, and Data Centers (Part 5)

As a side effect of building and running the backbone, I introduced UNIX systems into what was then a wholly VMS organization. We initially used Linux - roughly from 1994 - 1997, ...
Thirty-four years - Security and firewalling (Part 4)

Thirty-four years – Security and firewalling (Part 4)

As a natural fit with running the network my team took on the task of securing the campuses and data centers, starting with firewalling the data centers from the rest of the ...
Thirty-four years - The System Office, Novell Directories, and Building a State Backbone (Part 3)

Thirty-four years – The System Office, Novell Directories, and Building a State Backbone (Part 3)

Unfortunately nearly all the work we put into administrative and academic technology had to be abandoned. As a part of a larger initiative across the state, the various colleges and universities were ...
Thirty-four Years - Networking and Software Development (Part 2)

Thirty-four Years – Networking and Software Development (Part 2)

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At the college we were extremely fortunate to have a president who had a very forward looking view of technology. In the mid 1980s he was already using personal computers regularly and ...
Thirty-four Years - Instructor, Machinist, CNC and CAD/CAM (Part 1)

Thirty-four Years – Instructor, Machinist, CNC and CAD/CAM (Part 1)

| | CAD/CAM, career, CNC, Teaching
As I've now ended 34+ years of public service, I'm going to burn a few posts on where I've been and what I've tried to accomplish.Like many people my age, my path ...
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