New Horizons Computer Learning Centers is excited to announce that we’ve received the Global VMware Partner Network Award in the Training Partner of the Year category as well as the America’s Regional Training Partner of the Year Award for 2014. “New Horizons is honored to be recognized as the Global VMware Training Partner”, said Mark Kassing, […]
Modern science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals can find an increasing number of opportunities in the manufacturing industry. In fact, the demand for STEM-based talent is leading to a “modern-day” incarnation of the Industrial Revolution.
Pete Cortez, Technical Instructor with New Horizons Computer Learning Centers of San Antonio, was recently recognized by EC-Council, a leading international certification body in information security, as one of the top three instructors in North America with the Circle of Excellence award. 2014 marks the eighth time Pete has been recognized by EC-Council for outstanding performance.
As one of the biggest names in the industry, Microsoft has attracted a significant amount of attention recently. With a new operating system on the way and a fresh incarnation of Office rolling out, there’s been a lot of buzz surrounding these Microsoft programs. While much of Windows has stayed fundamentally the same over the […]
The Internet of Things is driving recruitment for the larger technology companies. As an increasing number of internet-connected devices have become available, every major developer wants their platform to be the number one, Wired reported. So, they are plucking the best and brightest out there to join the IoT movement.
A new survey, covering 34 major markets, has found that almost 60 percent of businesses experienced a malware attack caused by unlicensed software that resulted in loss of data. The survey also found that 43 percent of the PC software installed globally in 2013 was not properly licensed, and that eighteen percent of the software used by companies in the U.S. was unlicensed. The unlicensed software installed on PCs last year cost more than $62 billion globally. Learn how you can best meet licensing regulations and lower risk.
Many users keep the Microsoft Windows default of “Hide extensions for known file types,” whereas power users often deselect that option so they can see the file extensions for all files. You might think that if other users want to hide extensions, that’s fine for them. Unfortunately, hiding extensions makes users more vulnerable to viruses and Trojan horses that can compromise the entire network. Change your power-user settings to protect their security and yours.
Given the serious Heartbleed bug discovered in OpenSSL, you may wonder if your OpenSSH installation is safe. Fortunately, despite the similar name and the fact that OpenSSH uses some portions of OpenSSL, the Heartbleed bug is not directly affected by Heartbleed, as it does not use any functions related to the TLS protocol.
A common way to verify users who have forgotten their password is to have them pick answers to “secret questions.” If you’re designing a website, you may want to avoid some of the common pitfalls found in secret question designs. Otherwise, you risk not only annoying your users, but also compromising their data.
Learn about cloud-based email filtering, like Google Postini.