U.S. Department of Commerce Invests to Keep Pa. Businesses Safely Open

Op-Ed by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross: U.S. Department of Commerce Invests to Keep Pa. Businesses Safely Open Under President Donald J. Trump’s leadership, the U.S. Department of Commerce is working around the clock to grow our economy and support local efforts to keep businesses open and workers and customers safe during these challenging times.… Read More

MilesWeb Improvise Its Web Hosting Solutions

In MilesWeb’s endeavor to continually improvise its web hosting solutions, the company has launched a new and improved IaaS and PaaS platform that busts every myth related to cloud hosting. Usually, people find it difficult to manage cloud cost-efficiently and end up wasting about 45% of their Cloud spends or even much more. To overcome… Read More

ServerHub new Data Center Point of Presence (POP) in Miami, Florida

ServerHub announced the Completion of a new Data Center Point of Presence (POP) in Miami, Florida, Citing Heavy Customer Demand, which is slated for launch on February 15, 2020. The addition of ServerHub Miami will bridge the gap for ServerHub’s current and future customers in Latin and South America. It will also bring high capacity… Read More

HostPapa acquires SecureLive

HostPapa, Inc., is continuing its growth strategy by acquiring the security brand SecureLive, previously owned by Add2Net, Inc., alongside other supporting brands. Founded in 2008, SecureLive proactively protects websites through real-time continuous scanning to identify and block attacks, detecting and ejecting hackers before they can compromise websites or potentially intrude on sensitive information. The acquisition… Read More

HostPapa Launched Two New Data Center Locations

Hostpapa is continuing its growth strategy by launching two new data centers: one in the US-West (California) and Europe (Amsterdam) as demand for cloud services increases. The data center locations allow HostPapa clients to locally host their cloud-based services such as websites and email in regions around the world, which may assist with reducing latency… Read More

Distance Learning Pre-Licensing Courses

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that DMV licensed driving schools can now conduct distance learning Pre-Licensing Courses. NYS, the State Department of Motor Vehicles DMV Has Issued Guidance to Driving Schools Allowing Them to Conduct Pre-Licensing Courses Using Established and Secure Technology, Such as Zoom, WebEx, Go To Meeting, and Skype.  Distance Learning Courses… Read More

Find Something New Campaign

Op-Ed by Wilbur Ross and Eugene Scalia: America’s broad-based effort to get workers better jobs Last week, the Ad Council and some of the nation’s leading companies launched an advertising campaign that reflects a promising change in how employers view American workers’ training and credentials to land a job. Called “Find Something New,” the Ad… Read More

Commerce Department Files Petition to Clarify Liability Protections for Online Platforms and Protect Against Censorship

Today, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) filed a petition for rulemaking with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on behalf of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross seeking to clarify the section’s regulations 230 of the Communications Decency Act. The petition was filed in response to the May 2020 Executive Order on Preventing Online… Read More

Joint Investigations & Oversight and Research & Technology Subcommittee Hearing

Joint Subcommittee on Investigations & Oversight and Research & Technology hearing “The Role of Technology in Countering Trafficking in Persons,” Ranking Member Frank Lucas underscored basic research investment as the catalyst for new technologies that address human trafficking across the board. Lucas said: “This is one more area in which investing in basic research can… Read More

Protect The Domain Registration Privacy Of Potential Online Abuse Targets

Congresswoman Katherine Clark is urging the global domain name database maintenance organization, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), to protect the domain registration privacy of potential online abuse targets. In a letter to ICANN, Clark points out that private information made publicly available through online registry databases has led to extreme cases… Read More

Halt and De-List Domain Names Used For Coronavirus-Related Scams And Fake Remedies

In light of this increase in cybercrime, New York Attorney General Letitia James asks GoDaddy and five additional internet registrars to halt and de-list domain names used for coronavirus-related scams and fake remedies. The Attorney sent letters to domain name registrars — including GoDaddy.com, Dynadot.com, Name.com, Namecheap.com, and Registrar.com, and the Endurance International Group, which… Read More

No Student Data Exposed in State Vendor’s Suspected Data Breach

August 30, 2019 – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) announced today that no student information was compromised when unauthorized server access occurred on a state vendor’s system last month. THEC Executive Director Mike Krause said: “Immediately after determining a possible breach had occurred, our agency, working with the website vendor and the Tennessee Bureau… Read More

AG Grewal Files Lawsuit to Prevent Imminent Release of Printable-Gun Computer Files

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal filed a lawsuit in Superior Court in Essex County today seeking to prevent a firearms developer from publicly releasing computer files that would enable individuals to create untraceable firearms using a 3-D printer. The firearm developer, a Texas-based company, called “Defense Distributed,” has threatened to release the public files on… Read More

Bipartisan Legislation To Improve The Cybersecurity Of “Internet-Of-Things” (IoT) Devices

Computer science major, CIA undercover officer, cybersecurity entrepreneur, and former IT Subcommittee chair U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) joined his colleagues to introduce bipartisan legislation to improve the cybersecurity of “Internet-Of-Things” (IoT) Devices. The bill introduced in the House by Hurd and Rep. Robin Kelly (IL-02) and in the Senate by U.S. Sens. Mark R.… Read More

Skoufis Hosts Small Business Forum in Haverstraw

Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) hosted a forum for small businesses in North Rockland at the Haverstraw Community Center. The forum focused on entrepreneurship opportunities, State and local economic trends, and state assistance programs for small businesses. Local and regional business leaders were featured as panelists, including Al Samuels, President/CEO of the Rockland Business Association,… Read More

Conspired To Advertise Child Pornography

A dual national citizen of the United States and Ireland Eric Eoin Marques, 33, of Dublin, Ireland, pleaded guilty in federal court in Maryland before U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang to conspiracy to advertise child pornography. Marques was extradited to the United States by Irish authorities on March 23, 2019. In his plea agreement,… Read More

National Archives to Release 1940 Census Free Online

The National Archives today announced that it has selected and awarded a contract to Inflection, parent company to family history web site Archives.com, to design and host a free web site for April 2, 2012, at 9 AM (EST) launch of the 1940 U.S. Census. It is the first time that the National Archives has… Read More

Fake Web Hosting Billing Invoice scam

Scam Alert: The Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) warns businesses about a Fake Web Hosting Billing Invoice scam that has hit Connecticut. The invoices claim to be from “Web Host Agents,” and ask for payment to host the recipient’s website to remain active and not taken down. DCP received their first complaint about this scam… Read More

Do Web Hosts Protect Their Small Business Customers with Secure Hosting and Anti-Phishing Technologies?

Office Of Technology Research and Investigation (OTech) In a Staff Perspective, “Do Web Hosts Protect Their Small Business Customers with Secure Hosting and Anti-Phishing Technologies?”, the FTC’s Office of Technology Research and Investigation examined the security features of a particular web hosting services that cater to small businesses. The Staff Perspective notes, however, that of… Read More

Teach children how to navigate misinformation and fake news

Addressing over 200 young participants at the ‘Times Scholars Event’ through video conferencing, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, said: “Teach children how to navigate misinformation and fake news that infest the media landscape, especially the new media environment these days.” “A well-read student is definitely better prepared to overcome challenges in life.”… Read More