US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order giving government agencies unprecedented powers to control communications networks during emergencies, according to a privacy lobby group.
The order — titled ‘Assignment of National Security and Emergency Preparedness Communications Functions’ — gives the US Department of Homeland Security authority to seize private communications facilities and effectively control of the internet.
Rick over at What’s on My PC has found a great link for everyone that show’s an animated guide to building a computer. This GEM will be used in class. Excellent Find! The graphics are just unreal. If you select a processor, it zooms to the case, into the case, removes the heatsink and fan and shows the processor flipping out. Awesome.
“When you begin college, you are probably on your own for the first time. You are taking on new responsibilities, making your own decisions, and becoming part of the campus community. There is an important role that you can play in your college’s cybersecurity efforts that combines these elements of responsibility, decision-making, and community.
You use your computer almost daily, for homework, research, social networking, online purchases, and more…” Read More
TTC Shelbyville supports the National Cyber Security Alliance and has once again submitted to be a partner (2011 NCSAM Champions) under the National Cyber Security Alliance.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Google Chrome, where some have unknown impacts and others can can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and potentially compromise a user’s system Multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome.
Go Aruna is cloud storage that is secure and allows 100mb uploads and 2 gb of space. Go Aruna is another online storage that is free and has browser add-ons, an upload web interface, iGoogle interface, Facebook plug-in and phone applications including iPads. Go Aruna is easy to use and offers a 2 gb of space.
Go Aruna also offers a desktop application that allows you to drag and drop your files on the web.
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My passion with computers is security and networking. We have featured many DNS programs that allow you to speed test your DNS servers. Rick over at Whats On My PC has just reviewed a program called DNS Jumper. DNS Jumper allows you to change your DNS server settings ‘On the Fly’ and speed test DNS servers (benchmark). Excellent program and an excellent review. Go over and read the full review.