What is the Heartbleed Bug?

27 04 2014

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Everyone has heard about it, but what is it really? Are we all really at risk? If so, what can we do about it? Kevin Shahbazi is the man with all the answers to theses questions and more.

An accomplished serial entrepreneur, Kevin Shahbazi has co-founded multiple successful companies. Mr. Shahbazi is an experienced industry executive with over 27 years of proven leadership in business management and technology.

Mr. Kevin Shahbazi co-founded Trust Digital, which became a leader in the security and encryption market for the mobile enterprise. With advanced encryption technology and a comprehensive security platform, Trust Digital successfully raised multiple rounds in venture capital funding, and subsequently was acquired by security industry leader, McAfee, in May of 2010.

Week In Review


  1. New York’s Case Against Airbnb Is Argued in Albany
  2. Google Adds ‘Time Travel’ Feature to Street View
  3. China remains the top source for cyberattacks
  4. Lytro unveils a more sophisticated ‘light-field’ camera
  5. AT&T to Expand U-verse With GigaPower Fiber Network to 100 Cities
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Windows XP Risks: Why you should update now!

13 04 2014

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XP support has come to a close, what does this mean for you? What options are available to users? Erik Chapple has joined us today to help with the transition, and explain why you should make the transition now.

Erik Chapple has spent 20 years working with technology holding Consulting and Sales Roles with prominent Microsoft partners, Fortune 500 Companies and as a Microsoft employee.

His current role is a Client Computing Specialist for Microsoft. Erik helps enterprise customers stay informed on Microsoft computing technologies devices. He helps customers understand how their organization can leverage those technologies to improve end user productivity, improve security and lower costs.

Week In Review


  1. Charge Your Phone in 30 Seconds? An Israeli Firm Says It Can
  2. 30,000 Historic Photos of NYC Added to Online Archive
  3. What To Do Now That The Heartbleed Bug Exposed The Internet
  4. Dropbox fills out its leadership roster as it bounds toward a public offering




Program or Perish?

6 04 2014

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We constantly hear about the job opportunities and lucrative nature of the programming business. We also picture the programmer as a archetypical “tech nerd” complete with glasses and a moody disposition. But what is the truth about programming and how smart do you REALLY have to be to do it?

Mark Lassoff, founder of LearnToProgram Media, has a fresh take on what it means to learn to program and how just about anyone can learn what Mark calls “modern literacy”. If you’ve every thought about programming yourself, or just want to be able to better talk to those who code, this program is you for you.

Mark Lassoff ‘s parents frequently claim that Mark was born to be a programmer. Starting, in the mid-eighties at age 11, Mark was hard at work on his Commodore 64 writing games in the BASIC language. Today, Mark is a publisher, top technical trainer and author, providing software, mobile and web development training Mark is a sought after video trainer, speaker and host. Mark Lassoff currently works as founder of LearnToProgram, Inc., a Connecticut-based company that publishes online courses that teach mobile, web, and game development.

Week In Review


  1. Yahoo beefs up encryption for its services
  2. Amazon Officially Unveils Amazon Fire TV, A Tiny $99 Media Streaming Box Available Today
  3. Tesla strikes deal to keep its five stores open in New York
  4. Windows 8.1 Update and Windows Phone 8.1