The Boardtown Blast

News for The Golden Triangle Area in Mississippi

Smart Tech Triggers Smarter, Nonlethal Weaponry

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Leone Czapla - Imagine the stopping power of 12-gauge shotgun rounds and penetration that's nearly lethal but doesn't bring any risk of death. That's the promise behind SmartRounds, a high-tech ammunition option,...

16 growth hacking tools that can give your startup a boost online | ventureburn

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Jay Wessman - Growth hacking, a marketing technique that uses creativity, analytical thinking, and social metrics to sell products and gain exposure was pioneered by tech startups and remains ideally suited them...

Stop the presses: HTTPS-crippling “FREAK” bug affects Windows after all

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M.Farooq - Computers running all supported versions of Microsoft Windows are vulnerable to "FREAK," a bug disclosed Monday that for more than a decade has made it possible for attackers to decrypt HTTPS-prote...

State Dept. Slams Netanyahu: ‘Overstated,’ ‘Oversimplification,' 'Scary’

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Krissy Chase - Harf also suggested some of Netanyahu’s claims belonged in “a fantasy world,” obliquely mocked him for saying Iran was “gobbling up” countries in the region, and said pointedly that the Israeli lea...

Four Security Issues All Business Contracts Should Address

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PasteBin-Leak - A recent lawsuit provides a nice case study for how businesses’ contracts can play a critical role in their cybersecurity strategy. Before the court is this question: Who was responsible for mainta...

Kevin Gregg

Entrepreneur and business developer. Owner-operator of Infination Technology Solutions. Enjoy sports, music, humor, information services/security, privacy, and truth. Interested in protecting critical infrastructure, cybercrime, hacking, business ethics, international law, freedoms & justice.

Editor's note

The Boardtown Blast is a Beacon and Bugle for the Golden Triangle Area in North Mississippi. Enjoy a 'sip of our unique brand of Oddfellows Ale. Headquartered in Possum Town, The Blast covers events from LeFleur's Bluff to New Orleans, back up to Memphis, all along the Mississippi River, and up and down the Natchez Trace. Our primary focus is local event promotion, including but not limited to: sports, music, technology, education, business, real estate, health, arts, culture, entertainment, travel, science, and various happenings in all parts of society from many unique voices in our region.  Enjoy!

Talent Shortage Creates Niche Market for Security Pro Elite

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Eddie Mize - There has been a lot of chatter in the media about the shortage of qualified security professionals with the prerequisite skills to counter threats to essential networks that have increased at a ne...

Who is Responsible for Secure Software Development?

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Matthew Bullimore - An interesting dialogue came up in my security circles that I believe outlines a fundamental disconnect within organizations developing software products. We have all heard that communication is ke...

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