November 2, 2017
Keller Williams Realty
120 Bloomingdale Rd. ****location map****
White Plains, NY 10605
now to attend!
Grace Bonanno, a local college professor, will
explain to us the nature of cybersecurity and the
world of experts and criminals; cybersecurity
criminals versus cybersecurity specialists.
Cybersecurity risks and threats are ever present
in our world today. Network infrastructures and
the Internet are increasingly vulnerable to both
physical and cyber attacks. Since cyber criminals
can access networks from anywhere in the world,
vulnerabilities in our network infrastructure are
being exploited by sophisticated cyber criminals.
A cybersecurity specialist must think and behave
like a cyber criminal; they must possess the
same skills as hackers in order to protect against
attacks. Come and learn to protect your personal,
Oh, and one more thing...................
At every General Meeting we have door prize drawings.
This month's feature prize:
Dell Inspiron 570
Athlon II X4 630
AMD Quad Core 2.8GHz
4GB DDR3 RAM
320GB SATA hard drive
Windows 7 Pro 64-bit (Dell)
Libre Office 5.3.6
DVD-RW drives (2)
Keyboard & Mous
The drawing is open to members only - but non members can easily join at the
front desk to be eligible for the drawing. Only $50 per year per
family with the winner taking home this computer.
contact Tom Osbeck at
December 7, 2017 @ 7 p.m
120 Bloomingdale Rd. ****location map***
White Plains, NY 10605
Sharma, a local college professor, will present the benefits and
details of using several of the popular cloud tools currently
He will discuss Dropbox, Box Sync, and Google Drive as well as the various nuances and niches each of these products addresses.
Bring your questions and concerns about using the cloud, which is accessible anywhere the internet is available.
contact Tom Osbeck at
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Operation Clean Slate
In the last several years, the use of
malicious software (malware) by online criminals has emerged as a
global cybersecurity threat. Of the available intrusion devices, the
“bot,” or Web robot, is particularly pervasive, allowing an attacker to
take control remotely of
a compromised computer or computers. Invisible to victims, these
networks, called “botnets,” can include hundreds of thousands of
machines around the world, controlled by a cyber criminal, or “bot
herder.” . Read
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