The Heartbleed Bug, what is it?

On April 7, 2014, A team of security researchers announced the discovery of a critical vulnerability dubbed “The Heartbleed Bug”,found in OpenSSL, a widely-used open source cryptographic software library. This weakness allows contents of the server memory to be exposed, including items such as certificate private keys.

The Next Generation – Wearable Tech

It seems that technology has taken over nearly every part of our lives. It’s in our homes, cars, offices, and even bathrooms. Wearable tech and the “Internet of things” may mean smart thermostats can turn Nest into a multi-billion-dollar company that no one had heard of before and perhaps pave the way for Google House, but in terms of hardware (hardwear?) the Moto360 is one of the first pieces of wearable tech that is designed and intended for integration into our every move.

The Situation – Microsoft Windows XP – Part 2

Updates:

Will Microsoft Security Essentials be supported after April 8, 2014?

Microsoft Security Essentials will not be available for download on Windows XP after April 8, 2014. If you already have Microsoft Security Essentials installed, you will continue to receive anti-malware signature updates through July 14, 2015. However, please note that PCs running Windows XP after April 8, 2014 should not be considered protected.

Samsung Reveals Professional-Grade Tablets

Apple iPad's new contender; the Samsung NotePRO 12.2 was announced during #CES2014.  Samsung also announced a wide array of new products, including curved television sets, cameras, tablets, and more. With its eyes set firmly on Apple, the company revealed four new Android-based tablets that up the ante to the nth degree.

Samsung Reveals Professional-Grade Tablets

Apple iPad's new contender; the Samsung NotePRO 12.2 was announced during #CES2014.  Samsung also announced a wide array of new products, including curved television sets, cameras, tablets, and more. With its eyes set firmly on Apple, the company revealed four new Android-based tablets that up the ante to the nth degree.

iPhone 5S and 5C – What's changed?

As many skeptics have already said after the release of the iPhone 5s there are not many differences visually that you can find, taking a quick glance.  As most of the changes to the iPhone 5s are not cosmetic but internal.   Some of these features include, a new 64-bit processor, finger print scanner, a 2 LED camera system, which Apple refers to as a "True Tone Flash" (allowing up to 1000 different variations), a newly updated and improved IOS7 which was designed to run on the 64-bit processor now included with the iPhone 5S.  The iPhone 5S will be available in three colors (Gold, Silver, and Slate Gray); which will give Apple the chance to refer to their phone as the 'Gold Standard' of cell phone choices, literally.

2013 Partnership Award :: McClintock Partners in Education

CIT’s Lawrence Cruciana recognized as a statewide winner for STEM education.   CIT supports Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) education by leading a Computer Building club at McClintock Middle School. The club, for 6th – 8th grade students, provides an opportunity for students to learn about all of the internal components of a Personal Computer and build their own computer from the ground up.

Why is CES so important?

For years the paradigm in the technology sector was simply that business drove innovation. The needs of business outweighed the needs of the individual. Over the past decade we’ve seen a shift from business driving technical innovation to consumer technologies driving change in business.


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