A New Variant of Crypto-Ransomware Hits the Globe

Have you heard the news? On Friday, May 12th, a new variant of Crypto-Ransomware (WannaCry) was released worldwide causing major disruptions at hospitals, private and public institutions, and has since garnered major media attention. This attack was detrimental to companies of all sizes all over the world. Cyber security is [...]

Chat Encryption Services, Apple Sales, and Music Streaming Wars

Tech Run Down: Apple raised some hype by stating that they were going to be on pace to have a record opening weekend for iPhone 6s sales. However, analyst Gene Munster stated that Apple's positivity is more about production than demand. Apple realizes that demand is high enough [...]

Business Social Media Strategy with Courtney Lane Maki

Sit down with Courtney Lane Maki of Glow Social Media Courtney Lane Maki is the Founder of Glow Social Media, located in Lansing, MI. She founded Glow after she was laid off from her corporate position. Glow is responsible for implementing business social media strategy,  managing social media campaigns [...]

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US Cyber Security with China, & More – Bottom Line IT

On this edition of Tech Talk: President Obama expected to talk to China's President Xi regarding cyber security. Obama administration is making an effort to stop China's cyber hacks with a 'Great Cyber Wall.'  They say that the combination of intellectual property theft and espionage by China has [...]

Bottom Line IT: Cyber Security a Bigger Focus

  Federal Reserve Governor Pushing for Less Restrictive Oversight on Community Banks so that They Can Focus on Core Business and Cyber Security Issues According to Bloomberg, many of the Dodd-Frank law provisions, passed after the 2008 subprime crash targeted financial institutions that were bailout recipients and had inordinate influence [...]

Identity Theft – Do They Live/Work Next Door

Criminals are using sophisticated, consumer-style marketplaces to buy and sell credit card and personal identity information. Last year, security researcher Brian Krebs reported that over 1 million of the credit card numbers stolen from Target in its high-profile hacking breach had appeared for sale on various black-market sites such as [...]