Before you recycle a computer, a server, a copy machine, a mobile phone or any device, always give serious thought to what data may be on it.
Plotkin wrote for all manner of news outlets, including, in recent years, The Georgetowner, where his last pieces appeared in 2017, and the Hill, where he covered the first hectic years of the Trump administration.
Proposed by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), the legislation would shrink the District — the official seat of the federal government — to two square miles.
A clever crook knows that you probably used the same password on the compromised website as you do on your eBay, Amazon and other online accounts — which are likely to be tied to a bank account.
She had an abundance of the Washington coin of the realm: respect. She also had style, an unwillingness to take guff, a wealth of direct knowledge of the practice of politics and a sparkling personality.
Make sure your road warriors and remote workers have up-to-date antivirus software on the computers they are connecting in from, and that a good firewall is in use when possible.
The Washington Post made the sudden announcement of the demise of the Express, the commuter quick-read, on Sept. 11. Express employees have been fired.
Quite often, copiers keep images of all scanned pages on an internal hard drive — perfect for someone to anonymously access and steal Social Security records and sensitive business data.
While the number of ransomware infections has decreased, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center has stated that the damage experienced by those infected has risen.
The initiative is led by Angie Gates, director of the Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment. September is the designated month of celebration, but there are ongoing programs to support local creatives.