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Internet of Things 101

STOP.THINK.CONNECT.: WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE “INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT)”?

Have you ever heard about the “Internet of Things (IoT)”?

2015's Worst Passwords

STRONG PASSWORDS

Should include letters, numbers, symbols, upper and lower case and be at least 12 characters long (the longer the password the better the protection)

Below is Splashdata's complete list of the 25 worst passwords for 2015, is your password on the list?

1.    123456

2.    password

Stop.Think.Connect - Educate Seniors

Seniors are defrauded at twice the rate of the rest of the population.  Seniors generally buy into a few myths about information exposure online. The first myth is that if you don’t use a computer you aren’t exposed online. In reality, just because YOU didn’t put information online doesn’t mean it isn’t there – virtually everyone has information online that has been placed there by several sources

Keep Your Children Safe

Kids create online user names and passwords for school, game websites, social networking, posting photos, shopping, and more.

According to a study by Teen Angels of Wired Safety.org, 75 percent of 8- to 9-year olds shared passwords with someone else

Malware

"Malware" is short for "malicious software”

"Malware" is a term for any software that gets installed on your machine and performs unwanted tasks, often for some third party's benefit.  Malware programs can range from being simple annoyances (pop-up advertising) to causing serious computer invasion and damage (e.g., stealing passwords and data or infecting other machines on the network).

Baltimore City’s Mayor’s Office of Information Technology (MOIT) Enlists as Data Privacy Day Champion and Commits to Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust

[Baltimore, MD] —Today the Mayor’s Office of Information Technology (MOIT) announced that it is now a Champion of Data Privacy Day (DPD). As a DPD Champion, MOIT recognizes and supports the principle that organizations, businesses and government all share the responsibility of being conscientious stewards of personal information by respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust.

Mayor Appoints Jerome Mullen as Chief Technology Officer

CTO will lead Mayor's Office of Information Technology, oversee City's information and communications technology initiatives.

CTO Jerome Mullen

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