Most people think that Macs and all the other Apple devices are immune to viruses. But those in the know (sysadmins, pc techs and network admins) know all too well that Macs are just as vulnerable to viruses just like PCs. So, are Apple devices and Macs immune to viruses? Short answer: no. Then why…Details
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Avaya – extremely heartless or extremely kindhearted? Avaya made news with their latest offering to victims of Hurricane Irma, but is it good news or bad? No one wants to see victims of natural disasters taken advantage of like those people price gouging bottled water during the Florida evacuations. That’s just adding insult to injury. As Americans…Details
Telecommunications firm Avaya announced on Monday that they now have a clear path to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy by reaching an agreement with its senior creditors and the government’s pension insurer. The arrangements could cut more than $3 billion from the $6.3 billion in debt Avaya had when it entered bankruptcy in January. Avaya had…Details
Is North Korea Really Responsible for the WannaCry Malware Attack? According to some of the top cybersecurity researchers, like Symantec, Kaspersky Lab and Google, there seems to be some technical evidence that the WannaCry malware attack that is infecting and wrecking havoc on more than 300,000 computers in over 150 countries, has a connection to the…Details
What’s going on with the CyberSecurity Industry’s talent, or lack thereof? In today’s tech climate, not only are there 80,000 Entry-Level, Non-Sexy Tech Jobs that Undergrads Don’t Want, as we saw in yesterday’s post, but it looks like when they finally do apply the majority of applicants turn out to be unqualified. “On average, 59…Details
Ashton Mozano, a cybersecurity professor at the University of San Diego, details how most of the undergrads with a computer science or computer engineering degree, would rather create new products and technologies for Apple and Google than design and operate systems that spot, resist and alleviate a variety of attacks, than work in the non-sexy…Details
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