Windows 10 Introduction

“Why is there a flag on my Windows taskbar?” I have fielded that question more than once in the past few weeks. The “flag”, otherwise known as the Windows icon, has appeared on just about every Windows 7 and Windows 8 computer on earth recently because Microsoft wants it there. In case you haven’t heard, […]

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How does Google Maps know you’re stuck in traffic?

I recently returned from a family trip to Myrtle Beach. With two children under four, it is a one-way seven-hour pilgrimage. When we depart, there is usually a debate over whether we should use the GPS.

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The Race to Zero

On May 30, Google announced a new app offering unlimited cloud storage for all your photos – for free. This is the latest chapter in the on-going saga of major technology players (Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Google) offering more and more cloud storage and services for less and less cost.  Industry pundits have been watching this phenomenon […]

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Gearing up for Fall Semester!

I know it’s summer and many of our course directors are thinking about their fall classes.  I thought I’d share a quick one-minute screencast about how to change your course theme.  This gives you the opportunity to give a different look-and-feel to your BlackBoard site.  For those of you with multiple Bb sites, it’s also a […]

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Data Breach Exposes Federal Employees’ Information

In what seems like an almost-daily occurrence, we learned on June 4th that hackers broke into servers at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), HR for the federal government, and stole information for at least four millions federal employees. Then on June 11, the president of the largest federal employees union stated that the hackers […]

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The Truth Is Out There. Trust No One. Deny Everything

What is email phishing? We’ll show you how to identify scams and how to protect yourself.

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Computer Hacks of a Third Kind

You have no doubt heard a lot about the computer security hack of Sony Corporation that resulted in the movie “The Interview” being pulled a week before its planned Christmas day release.  The movie is a farce about two bumbling “journalists” (I use the word loosely.) who are granted an interview with North Korean dictator Kim […]

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The Set-Up. The Hook. The Wire. The Shut-Out. The Sting.

How do thieves use social engineering techniques to get what they want? Do we divulge too much information? It may be easier than you think.

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TOP 10 Enhancements for axiUm Version 6.01.02

Exciting News!  VCU Dental Care has recently upgraded axiUm to a newer version.  On April 10-11, we upgraded from Version 5.2 to Version 6.01.02.  This article will provide you with a quick-list of enhancements in this new improved version of axiUm. Katy’s TOP 10 Enhancements for Version 6.01.02 1.  Current Time Indicator added to the Scheduler […]

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Echo360 appliance upgrades

Curious about Echo360? Want a refresher on how the system works? Take a look at these tutorials.

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