Researchers Invent a New Font That Is Scientifically Proven to Help You Retain What You Read

2018-10-11T13:45:42+00:00October 16th, 2018|

Study of 400 students finds "Sans Forgetica" increases memory. And it's free. Researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne have invented a new font named "Sans Forgetica" that has been demonstrated to increase retention. And you can download it, or add it [...]

It Only Took 9 Seconds to Guess a DoD Weapons System Password

2018-10-11T14:20:36+00:00October 15th, 2018|Tags: , , |

The first step in solving any problem is admitting there is one. But a new report from the US Government Accountability Office finds that the Department of Defense remains in denial about cybersecurity threats to its weapons systems. Specifically, the report concludes that almost [...]

California Passes a Law That Bans Default Passwords in Connected Devices

2018-10-11T12:12:36+00:00October 11th, 2018|Tags: , , |

California has passed a law banning default passwords like “admin,” “123456” and the old classic “password” in all new consumer electronics starting in 2020. Every new gadget built in the state from routers to smart home tech will have to [...]

Bark, The App That Sees All Your Kids’ Sexts, Has Scanned Over 2 Million Phones

2018-09-26T14:04:06+00:00September 25th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Child monitoring apps are marketed to keep kids safe, but experts say many raise privacy concerns. Bark, a firm that sells parental smartphone-monitoring software, claims to have scanned more than a billion messages from 2 million children since it launched [...]

The Food and Drug Administration is Taking Steps to Make Sure Companies Defend Against Hacking

2018-09-12T12:07:23+00:00September 13th, 2018|

After a series of computer security problems in medical devices, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to make sure companies do as much as possible to defend against hacking and other threats. FDA staff members are examining companies’ [...]

Gov. Scott announces education initiatives to develop cybersecurity careers

2018-09-12T11:47:07+00:00September 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Barre, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Agency of Education announced this week the start of two major initiatives to develop state-wide career pathways in advanced manufacturing and cybersecurity. The Agency of Education is working in close collaboration [...]