About: Nathan Whittacre

Nathan Whittacre is the Founder and CEO of Stimulus Technologies.

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Phishing and Other Social Engineering Concerns

Almost every day there is a news story about this company or that individual having their personal or confidential information hacked.  Because we live in a connected world, with so much data being stored about us on the Internet and in private databases, everyone should be concerned about keeping their data secure. Security takes on two sides: technology providing security Continue Reading...
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Good ol clean power

  There is a strange land, far, far away, where the power comes clean from the wall and black outs never occur. In this happy place, the people plug their computers and servers directly into the wall outlet and live happily ever after. Since you don’t live in that magical land, you need to be concerned about power. Those zero’s Continue Reading...
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Danger In The Cloud

I hope that everyone had a wonderful Christmas holiday and enjoyed time with family and friends. Upon returning to work this morning, I found an article about Netflix, the popular video streaming service.  Their service was offline for many customer on Christmas Eve and Day.  This was due to an outage at Amazon’s data hosting center in Virginia.  Although the article Continue Reading...
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Computer Security – The Human Side (Part 2)

  Usually when I talk to people about computer security, I discuss software updates, firewalls, and malware protection; however there is another important aspect of computer security to keep in mind: the humans that work for you. Unfortunately, most security vulnerabilities start with an employee, either overtly or inadvertently. In part 2 of this article, I will discuss how to Continue Reading...
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Computer Security – The Human Side (Part 1)

Usually when I talk to people about computer security, I discuss software updates, firewalls, and malware protection; however there is another important aspect of computer security to keep in mind: the humans that work for you. Unfortunately, most security vulnerabilities start with an employee, either overtly or inadvertently. In part 1 of this article, I will discuss how to find Continue Reading...

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