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Advisory Group Publishes IoT Security Recommendations

A few weeks ago on October 21, hackers launched a series of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that effectively crippled a large portion of the Internet. For several hours, many users were completely unable to access the Internet as a botnet flooded DNS servers with traffic. So how did the hackers pull it off?… Read more »

Americans Need to Communicate Better

Your Vote Counts

Hmm…everything seems a little crazy, doesn’t it? With all that talk about presidential elections and candidates, it seems there is a sharp divide here in America, with everyone having a different idea of where the country should go as it heads toward the future. Regardless of what direction we go in, it is clear that… Read more »

Protecting Your Electronics from Power Outages

Power Outage

Unfortunately no electronics plugged into your wall sockets are immune to power outages, even those connected by fiber optic cables. In most cases, a power outage won’t cause any damage to your electronic devices, but you shouldn’t count on this outcome every time the lights go out. Even if it happens rarely, a power outage… Read more »

Using Fiber Optics to Communicate in Outer Space

Whew…much of what we talk about this blog seems to be the stuff of sci-fi poetry. Underwater cables spider webbing the world, bringing together our various voices and helping us to communicate. Additionally, a lot of what we talk about seems to be the stuff of sci-fi espionage or cosmic noir. All up and down… Read more »