Could a Whistle Disable Your Cell Phone?

Disable your cell phone
“Let’s hack and disable your cell phone.  Start whistling in three, two, one, GO!” Researchers at the University of Michigan and University of South Carolina claim to have discovered that music could be used to disable or, to a certain extent, even control some IoT devices.  The researchers say they were able, through sound waves, Read More

5 Things to Consider Before Moving Servers to the Cloud

5 Considerations before moving servers to the cloud
There are several things to consider before moving your servers to the cloud.  Without question, you have used servers in the cloud.  Remember online banking that you started using a decade ago?  Those were servers, made available to you “in the cloud.”  Sure, those who made that service available to you had no idea how Read More

Data Security and Your Customers’ Information

Data Security
Businesses are on the hook for customer information and data security, and we are not talking about credit cards. In a recent court hearing, the Federal Trade Commission cited a company lacked “even basic precautions to protect the sensitive consumer information maintained on its computer system."   It appears that actual harm from a data Read More

Endpoint Security Lessons from the Old Testament

Endpoint Security
The Network Team now offers Webroot products exclusively for endpoint security protection.  Let me tell a story from the Old testament to explain why. In ancient times, they city of Jericho was a modern Manhattan.  It was the center of trade and commerce and known throughout all the Middle East as a crown jewel of Read More

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