Data Breach – Hosting Web site 000webhost compromised

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Up to 13 million accounts may be impacted as documented below and users should quickly revise their ID/passwords as advised: https://threatpost.com/web-hosting-service-000webhost-hacked-information-of-13-million-leaked/115200/ Information on nearly 14 million users of 000webhost, a Lithuanian web hosting service, was spilled earlier this year when a hacker exploited an old version of the company’s website and gained access to the […]

Enterprise Security – SANS 2015 study documents areas of improvement

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SANS (Internet Storm Center) has been an excellent resource for security best practices and breaking news for years. This study documents current challenges in corporate security: http://www.eweek.com/security/no-surprise-most-enterprises-still-lack-adequate-security.html http://www.illumio.com/sans-report-2015 In 2015, 148 million records have been breached in 129 reported incidents—incidents that sometimes go undetected for months at a time. As far along as we are […]

Facebook – New Slideshow advertising targeted to slow bandwidth users

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Facebook is testing advertising options that consume less bandwidth than video advertising, as documented below: http://www.techtimes.com/articles/99603/20151030/facebook-launches-slideshow-ads-for-markets-with-slow-internet.htm https://www.facebook.com/business/news/slideshow In a press release on Thursday, Facebook officially announced Facebook Slideshow, a new advertising model targeted for regions with slow Internet connections. Facebook argues that the growth of online video consumption makes users want to engage with more […]

Facebook – New Local Market buy/sell option being tested

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Facebook is testing new option for local buy/sell opportunities as documented below: http://www.techtimes.com/articles/101603/20151031/facebook-testing-local-market-buying-selling-feature.htm Facebook is reportedly testing a new feature called “Local Market,” which is essentially a location to buy and sell items and services, similar to Craigslist. Most users who had access to Local Market found that the section was only live for around […]

Facebook – Name verification improvements in DEC 2015

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Facebook will be changing it’s name verification procedures, especially in cases where users have filed fake name reports to ask for more information.  This is intended to lead to less account lockouts where individuals might be unfairly attacked by others. http://venturebeat.com/2015/10/30/facebook-will-test-improvements-to-its-real-name-policy-in-december/ Facebook wants to make it easier for users to verify that they are using […]

Leadership – Find Team Members who share vision long term

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One key tactic of IT and business leadership is for fellow teammates to see it as “our vision” rather than just the goals of the leader alone.  John Maxwell reflects on the need for more than the project manager to also ensure other key leaders buy into goals and overall mission for the project  http://www.johnmaxwell.com/blog/what-do-you-do-when-your-dream-is-bigger-than-you […]


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