“Honestly, I don’t think other sites stand a chance,” says online video developer Lawrence Basso, who works for Internet marketing company Overit. His company uses YouTube and Vimeo to upload videos. (“I prefer Vimeo, because it feels like more of a closed community of creators, rather than a public-access channel,” he says.)
By: Rob LeFebvre
“Agencies of the future will need a strong understanding of the digital landscape and how to specifically show their clients solid ROI. At Overit, we have been working on how to be extremely agile and organic in our approach to campaigns and launches.”
By: Jami Oetting
The Center for Internet Security, a nonprofit headquartered in Rensselaer County, New York, will expand its cyber monitoring services to all 50 states this year in a partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
By: Keshia Clukey
William Pelgren CEO of the Center for Internet Security echoes this. “We learn from a tactile approach,” he says. “When you click on a link and nothing apparently happen other than your machine may be absolutely compromised. We have to build that visualization of the consequences for people to understand it.”
By: Kate Vinton
“The rush to get new products to market, and the emphasis on user-friendly bells and whistles, can often take priority over security, resulting in hardware and software full of vulnerabilities that can be exploited,” said Will Pelgrin, the president and chief executive of the Center for Internet Security.
By: Lauren Goode
The campaign was discovered in 2013. The federal government notified the Center for Internet Security, a nonprofit group that works closely with state and local governments, about a so-called advanced persistent threat targeting four airports, CIS officials said. APTs involve attackers, typically nation state-sponsored, who use sophisticated methods to creep around in a network for as long as it takes to get the information they want.
By: Aliya Sternstein
Being a little fish in a big pond is scary, as it takes patience, perseverance and ambition to make any sort of impact. Impact is something The Mars Agency has in spades.
By: Melanie Spring
“This has become a bigger issue as hard drives have become cheaper and more data can be stored on devices like thumbdrives,” says Adnan Baykal, vice president of services at the Center for Internet Security, a non-profit that helps state and local government agencies coordinate and respond to cyber threats.
By: Jeremy Quittner
While there’s no excuse for criminal behavior, consumers have to come to terms with the fact that “unfortunately, this is the new ‘norm’ in cyberspace,” said William Pelgrin, president and CEO of the Center for Internet Security in New York.
By: Elizabeth Weise
Michael Dubakov, CEO of Targetprocess, a project management software company in Amherst, New York, allows employees to devote 20 percent of their time to development activities. They call this “Orange Fridays” and it means he gets a lot less work out of his employees, right? Well, Dubakov sees it differently.
By: Suzanne Lucas
The world around us spins fast. Ten years ago software vendors had a luxury to make new releases every year. Now, there are companies that deploy new builds to production several times per day. Ten years ago there were phases like development, testing and deployment. Now we have weekly iterations and instant feedback. Products are born, rise and die faster than ever.
By: Michael Dubakov
In the age-old battle of man vs. the elements, Dad has a new secret weapon: Core Outdoor’s Power Lok system. Cool high-tech features set these cordless garden tools above the rest. They come in two parts: a Drive Unit with a 3-pound rechargeable Power Cell, and blower, hedge-trimmer, and weed-eater attachments that snap onto the unit with a satisfying click.
By: Dan Tynan
Photo and video messaging platform Dumbstruck launched on iOS in December 2013, but has recently been updated with a variety of new features, in response to user feedback. The platform focuses on reaction-based messaging, as users send photos or videos their friends, and can ‘watch them’ react in user reaction videos.
By: Brandy Shaul
The Dumbstruck iOS app is a messaging app that automatically records your friends’ reactions to your photos and videos then sends it back to you. Dumbstruck may just be another messaging app vying for your attention in an overcrowded field, but it’s aiming to position itself as more of a Vine competitor than the next Snapchat or Whatsapp. In a move to become more of an entertainment platform than traditional messaging app, the Dumbstruck app update today introduces new editing tools and features to allow users to create even more creative content.
By: Sanna Chu
Dumbstruck serves as an “entertainment platform where users can capture reactions to the interesting and engaging photo and video messages shared with friends,” and today, the developers have announced the launch of several new features that should keep users of iPhones, iPads, and iPods stuck to their screens.
By: Josh Nay
Dumbstruck, an iOS app developed in Albany, New York, has just released a major update to its messaging app. Initially compared to Snapchat, this update adds features that go beyond what other messaging apps offer.
By: Brian Bushner
CBS6 visited a weekly ‘Sit to be Fit’ class held at Shaker Pointe in Watervliet, a senior living home. We met resident Connie Kelly, who says participating in this exercise class brings her back to a time of youth. “You’re just able to handle things so much better. You’re not going to fall, your balance is good.” Kelly says. “Rather than living here and sitting in a rocking chair doing nothing, this is all live long, die short.”
By: Julia Dunn
To help families cope with gambling problems, the NY Council on Problem Gambling has created this animation. Teaching kids on their level, how a family can manage a gambling problem. According to the experts, it’s never too late to start talking about the problems of gambling with your children.
By: Marcie Fraser
Will Pelgrin, CEO of the Center for Internet Security, a nonprofit organization focused on enhancing the cyber security readiness and response of public and private sector entities, thinks that part of the approach to bringing more students into cyber security needs to begin with introducing its basic principles to them when they’re still very young.
By: Jesse Staniforth
Products that use principles of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) can be found in many of our children’s most valued possessions – from video game systems to computers to the smartphones attached to their hands. Unfortunately, their interest in these items does not often equate to an interest in these subjects. It is a fact underscored in the most recent study by the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA).
By: Rebecca Beach