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The KRACK Attack and Lessons for IT Professionals

Earlier this year, wireless geeks celebrated the 20th birthday of Wi-Fi, the mobile networking technology we rely on every day for work and play. Whether you’re connected to Syracuse University’s AirOrange, your home network, or public hotspots, Wi-Fi is a mission-critical service, most of us can’t live without it. Until last week, we all thought… Read the full article…



Visualizing Big Data

Big data. It’s a term we hear constantly in our workplace. But do we really know what big data is and how dynamic it can be? What is it used for and how does it impact academic libraries? Lots of questions I know, but I’ll attempt to visually and verbally describe what big data is…. Read the full article…


Why You Should Care About DDOS Attacks

The attack On Friday October 21st, as people tried to watch Netflix or listen to Spotify they both suddenly stopped working. This “internet doomsday” happened because of a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack on Dyn. Dyn is a huge DNS company that provides IP addresses to URLs, disrupting numerous websites like Netflix, Spotify, and… Read the full article…


3 Reasons for Undergrads to do Research

A research university does not always have to house 20,000+ students, faculty, and staff. Today, all an institution needs to do research is a single person, an interest, some resources, and a local coffee shop to work in. Over the years, research has gotten a bad reputation because of the countless term papers college classes… Read the full article…