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  1. Verizon 2021 Data Breach Investigation Report

    Verizon 2021 Data Breach Investigation Report

    Verizon's annual Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR) is out! And, no surprise, the last year saw sharp spikes in pandemic themed phishing, collaboration platform abuse and attacks on remote workers.Now in its 14th year, the Verizon DBIR is ...

  2. GET CONNECTED: FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

    GET CONNECTED: FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

    The pandemic has shown just how important Internet access is to students and education. The FCC has begun funding monthly broadband discounts to eligible households as part of the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. The program works through ...

  3. What is a Deepfake?

    What is a Deepfake?

    Deepfakes are this century's new approach to photo editing. Through the use of deep-learning artificial intelligence, computer imagery can be programmed to replace one person's face with another. The results are realistic fake video and other digital ...

  4. Earthquakes and Customer Service – A reflection on the early days of networks and consulting at MOREnet

    Earthquakes and Customer Service – A reflection on the early days of networks and consulting at MOREnet

    During the wild west days of cable pulling and plugging in old computers to utilize a free firewall, Patti Jones was a history and science teacher at Senath-Hornersville. She jokes that she became the tech director because she was the one who opened ...

  5. Cybersecurity Threats and Attacks

    Cybersecurity Threats and Attacks

    There are inherent risks that accompany online activities. These threats can cause financial and reputation damage, disruption of business and legal issues. How can you possibly protect against all of the attacks coming from so many different ...

  6. Cyberbullying is Bullying

    Cyberbullying is Bullying

    Bullying is bullying, whether in person or through the use of technology. Cyberbullying takes the act of bullying to higher levels. It used to be that when experiencing bullying a person could escape to a place of safety by removing themselves from ...

  7. Digital Spring Cleaning

    Digital Spring Cleaning

    Spring is in the air! Throw back the drapes, pull the blinds and open the windows. Let the sun shine in. Oh my, there are quite a few dust bunnies that didn't seem so apparent during the dreary, dark winter days. While you're at it, how about taking ...

  8. The Name Game

    The Name Game

    Acronym: a word (such as NATO, radar or laser) formed from the initial letter or letters of each of the successive parts or major parts of a compound term. An abbreviation (such as FBI) formed from initial letters is also known as an initialism ...

  9. Ransomware. Could You Be Next?

    Ransomware. Could You Be Next?

    Ransomware is a form of malware. Its main purpose is to seize your systems, encrypt your data and basically make your network devices and data unusable. Then it will present you with a ransom note that demands payment, usually in bitcoin, to release ...

  10. Reminiscing With Ben Colley

    Reminiscing With Ben Colley

    In a newsletter earlier this year, we asked members to share with us some of their earliest memories of MOREnet. A couple different people mentioned the CISCO router training led by Ben Colley, which spurred us to give him a call to reminisce about ...

  11. Don't Get Fooled

    Don't Get Fooled

    April 1, April Fools' Day, is a day for jokes and tricks. Many of us have been on the receiving end of April Fools' pranks. Google always has fun with this day by posting fun graphics and videos on their search page. When hackers take advantage of ...

  12. Reminiscing on Thirty Years: A Videoconferencing Vision

    The early years of the videoconferencing group at MOREnet have been likened to mission control for a space flight. All the parts had to move in tandem to get this new technology up and running smoothly, and our video experts had to know every part. ...

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