May 2018 – Newsletter, Tip of the Month

Open source and free to use, DBAN is a hard drive eraser and data clearing utility. There are a couple versions of DBAN, one catered towards personal use, and another more towards businesses or larger organizations. The software allows you to delete information stored on hard drive disks in PC laptops, desktops, or servers. Depending…

April 2018 – Newsletter, Drone Usage

Though law enforcement and emergency responders have been using drones to give them an ‘eye in the sky’ for years, they may soon provide ears as well. Verizon and AT&T are both exploring using unmanned aerial vehicles as flying mobile hot spots to provide phone and other services when cell towers are down or in…

April 2018 – Newsletter, Facebook and Privacy

Or lack thereof.¬†Since Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, has recently had to answer some questions to Congress, one New York Times writer sought out answers of his own. Brian Chen, a self-described “sparse” user of Facebook downloaded a copy of his Facebook data and was shocked by the amount of his personal information was out…

March 2018 – Newsletter, Face Scanning Technology

Face Scanning Technology Madison Square Garden has quietly started using facial-recognition technology to bolster security, identify those entering the building, and determine if any person is considered a problem. The technology uses cameras to capture images of people and uses an algorithm to compare the images to a database of photographs, identifying the person and…