We’ve talked about them before but they are making a comeback – contact tracing apps technology is again attempting to help control the coronavirus. This time the technology will not collect personal health information or track the user’s location. Apple and Google have been working on these tools for state and local public health authorities.
The CEOs of the 4 largest tech companies in America, Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook, met with lawmakers last week to discuss the practices that helped them grow into the powerful and profitable companies they are today. It was a rare opportunity to have all 4 CEOs teleconferencing into the hearing as usually the companies
Technology giants, Apple and Google, are taking on coronavirus (COVID-19) with an app that could save your life. It could also infringe on your privacy. The app would warn a person who came in contact with someone over the past 14 days who tested positive for COVID-19. This is one of the first apps to
In January 2020 when many Americans were writing new year’s resolutions, little did they know of the impending pandemic that would drastically change their lives just three months later. One of the most drastic changes is how much we rely on the internet to stay connected. “Entire families are sharing home Wi-Fi networks as kids
What is the one surface that has 10 times more bacteria than your toilet seat? The answer might surprise you. According to a study at the University of Arizona, your cell phone has more bacteria than your toilet seat. Cellphones and other high touch objects don’t get cleaned as often as toilets and are covered
During this time of uncertainty, Fibernet wants to provide you with peace of mind. For the safety of our employees, we are closely following the guidelines of our local, state and federal agencies to do our part in containing COVID-19. We have taken measures to encourage social distancing and do not allow any employees with
With numerous substantial cyber security breaches in 2017, organizations around the world have been looking for additional safeguards to protect their data and systems. It’s become apparent to many that your password may not be good enough anymore. Predictions from industry experts indicate that a move to dual factor or even multifactor authentication is imminent.
2017 was a banner year for cyber security breaches. Equifax, WannaCry, and NotPetya, not to mention the announcement that every Yahoo account was compromised—there was something major to announce about security breaches every month (and nearly every week). The year was undeniable proof that cyber risks are real, and we need to be paying more
Cybersecurity is becoming a bigger and bigger issue these days. With the recent announcements of breaches at Yahoo and Equifax, it’s quickly becoming apparent that businesses aren’t doing enough to protect themselves from incursion. For many smaller companies though, who might not have their own cybersecurity professionals on staff, it may not be readily apparent
Businesses these days often take a laissez faire approach to their cyber security. Some host things on location and have no more InfoSec than their IT administrator. More and more these days, though, businesses are choosing hosting services in their many varieties. Many believe that because there are techies handling their digital infrastructure, that it