Monthly Archives: January 2018

SC Awards Finalist-Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program 

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology today announced that the Information Technology and Infrastructure Management Program has been named a finalist in the SC Awards 2018 for exemplary professional leadership in cybersecurity. The Information Technology and Infrastructure Management Program was acknowledged as Best Cybersecurity Higher Education … Continue reading

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Save the date for the 2018 Middle TN Cyber Security Conference.

Save the date for the Middle TN Cyber Security Conference. Website and registration details will be posted soon.      

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Need to check your PC for Meltdown or Spectre?

Need to check your PC for Meltdown or Spectre?  Use  Steve Gibson’s free tool to check if you are vulnerable. https://www.grc.com/inspectre.htm

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Is Your Windows PC Affected by Meltdown and Spectre? Use PowerShell to see if it is

Open PowerShell as an administrator Copy each of these commands and enter each into PowerShell – If you are prompted to continue, select Y Install-Module SpeculationControl Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Import-Module SpeculationControl Get-SpeculationControlSettings If you receive a False, you are vulnerable.  Look … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi networks will emerge in 2018 as part of Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WPA3™

New Wi-Fi® security features available in 2018 Las Vegas, NV – January 8, 2018 – Wi-Fi Alliance® …Read more

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Tweak your wireless router

Many people who set up their wireless routers never optimize the channel to keep from ‘bumping’ into their neighbors.  Regardless if you are a Apple, Linux or Windows user, you should select a channel as far away from your neighbors … Continue reading

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