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The Next Big Thing in Cybersecurity

As IT continues to evolve, it creates new opportunities and tools for attackers and cyberterrorists to gain access and manipulate personal and business data. Cybersecurity experts not only have to mitigate and prevent existent attacks, but they are also tasked with creating solutions that safeguard data, systems, and networks by predicting and preempting emerging threats.

The Future of Education is Online

Times of crisis are frightening, but they can also force society to examine its inadequacies and experiment with new ideas, such as online education.

During the Great Depression, public schools were hurt badly due to massive budget cuts and plummeting tax revenues. At the time, education was still a privilege enjoyed mostly by the elite. When Franklin D. Roosevelt put forth the New Deal, he and his advisors decided to take a radical approach to education funding: They refused direct funding to schools and universities and instead aided poor students through the creation of new government agencies.

As a result, the government discovered that illiteracy and undereducation were widespread in America. Many of the New Deal’s agencies, such as the National Youth Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps, began teaching literacy and other basic subjects alongside the technical training that was their mission. Although these programs were only temporary, they laid the foundation for the public education standards we’re familiar with today.

Important Blockchain Applications & Uses for Businesses in 2020

Important Blockchain Applications & Uses for Businesses in 2020 Outside of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, talk about blockchain has flown under the radar. While some business leaders are actively learning all they can about this new technology, most aren't aware of its potential. But it's a game-changer for many industries. As a result, as blockchain becomes more pervasive in areas like finance, security, supply chain, and smart contracts, business leaders who can integrate it into strategy will have a distinct advantage. So how do you develop your knowledge base so you're ready to innovate using blockchain? New educational providers offer...

Cybersecurity at Home: How Remote Work Is Impacting Cybersecurity Needs

How Working from Home Will Impact Cybersecurity With the recent move of many companies to have their staff work from home in a bid to help “flatten the curve,” people are wondering if this solution will end up becoming permanent. While physical safety is important, cybersecurity is also critical to companies. Many had to scramble to set up or expand their work-from-home capabilities in response to the recent health crisis. People rely on technology to connect with family, friends, coworkers, or look for a new job. The internet has seen a major spike in the number of online users at...