IT Teams Strive To Do More With Less

It’s one of the great paradoxical questions of modern times: how do we get more productivity out of less time, fewer resources and smaller teams? Mathematically, it doesn’t add up. But in the world of IT, this is a question management must grapple with on a regular basis. The top developers and software engineers are…

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The Cybersecurity Domino Effect

Due to the fact that so many networks are now interconnected in the business world, focusing solely on one organization’s security will do no good in the long run. Instead, experts have to look closely at every interdependent company within the chain to ensure the safety of data for just one. If even one company…

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New Horizons Named Winner of the IAMCP Community Partner of the Year – US Region by the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers today announced that it is the recipient of the IAMCP Community Partner Award – US Region by the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP). This year, IAMCP launched a brand new Awards program for its members. Through this program, the IAMCP recognizes its own Association members for the outstanding,…

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The Importance Of End-User Security Awareness

A single email can lead to a multi-million dollar breach in seconds, and the employee responsible may not even be aware of their mistake. The problem lies in the fact that too few employees know of the dangers of social engineering, much less how to detect it. Even with millions spent on security infrastructure, all…

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Cybersecurity Professionals: Build Or Buy?

The U.S. Department of Labor expects employment of “Information Security Analysts” to grow by 37% from 2012 to 2022, or more than twice the rate of all “Computer Occupations,” which are themselves expected to grow 60% more than “All Occupations.” In other words, if you are an information security analyst, or studying to be one, you are…

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When anti-virus isn’t enough

While anti-virus software remains an important component of an overall defense strategy, the whole concept behind it is potentially problematic because any set of anti-virus definitions is always one step behind the latest threats. Various companies have explored ways to improve on the anti-virus concept to provide more real-time protection. One such company that’s highly…

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Avoid this easy JavaScript concatenation mistake

Since JavaScript is a loosely typed language, it’s common to concatenate variables of different types with plus (+) signs and expect that everything will just work through implicit conversion. However, this practice can be the source of bugs if you’re not careful. Consider the following code: var num1 = 5; var num2 = 10; alert(“total:…

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Make IOS your brain exercise

To maintain brain health, people spend lots of money on brain exercises, such as at www.lumosity.com and www.positscience.com. While potentially useful, many of these exercises involve memorizing what might be called disposable facts, such as the position of various playing cards on a screen. If you want to exercise your memory skills, how much better…

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Who educates the IT professionals of tomorrow?

One can make the argument that information technology is among the most important industries of our time. Increasingly, corporations dish out top dollar for the best talent in software development, programming, coding and so on. As a result, some young people seek an education in those fields with the hopes of landing a lucrative, stable…

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3 best tech jobs for college graduates

The job market for tech grads is heating up. According to a survey by Michigan State University, recruiting at colleges will be up more than 50 percent in 2015. This bodes well for college graduates with a technical diploma and some degree of IT training. Although there are a variety of jobs open to those…

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Microsoft and Amazon move the cloud market forward

There are two top dogs in the cloud computing market – Microsoft and Amazon – and then there’s everybody else. Yet as the two market leaders gradually evolve their cloud capabilities, they’re also bolstering the market and fostering a strong growth environment for startup competitors. Microsoft unveils new cloud software At the inaugural Ignite conference…

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