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Ashley Madison Data Breach Exposure and it is Getting Even Uglier!

Bottom Line IT
September 3, 2015 5:00 PM

Beleaguered company, Ashley Madison, continues to be dealing with a significant data breach exposure. Following the intrusion last month, the hackers, who called themselves the Impact Team, demanded that Avid Life Media, owner of AshleyMadison.com and its companion site, Established Men, take down the two sites.

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Social Media Strategy and Management

Bottom Line IT
September 3, 2015 1:05 PM

Mike Maddox and Erik Jacobsen is joined by studio guest, Courtney Lane Maki, Managing Director of Glow Social Media. They discuss social media strategy and management planning.

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Is the Competitiveness of Antivirus Firms Causing Risk for Consumers?

Bottom Line IT
September 3, 2015 11:30 AM

Russian antivirus firm, Kaspersky, finds itself in the news again. This time there are allegations from former employees that the firm faked malware to harm its competitors. This is a claim that Kaspersky strongly denies so we discuss the implications of security firms and the competitive nature of this industry.

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IRS Cyber Scam and Statefright Exploitation in Android Devices

Bottom Line IT
September 3, 2015 9:40 AM

Mike and Erik discuss the latest IRS cyber scams. Crooks had used a feature on IRS.gov that allowed them to pull sensitive taxpayer data. This IRS experience should tell consumers about the effectiveness of the technology that the IRS, banks and countless other organizations use to screen requests for sensitive information.

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Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags to honor State Rep. Mary Lou Parks

Michigan Business Network
September 3, 2015 7:00 AM

LANSING, Michigan – Gov. Rick Snyder today ordered U.S. flags within the State Capitol Complex to be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, Sept. 3, in honor of former state Rep. Mary Lou Parks, who died Sunday, Aug. 23.

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Michigan State Police complete testing of Sexual Assault Evidence Kits

Michigan Business Network
September 2, 2015 8:00 PM

Gov. Snyder: Michigan State Police completes testing of shelved sexual assault evidence kits in Wayne Co.

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New S.T.E.M. Curriculum for 4 Year Olds and Young 5s

Michigan Business Network
September 2, 2015 7:00 PM

AppleTree Early Care and Preschool and Gilden Woods Early Care and Preschool Introduce New S.T.E.M. Curriculum for 4 Year Olds and Young 5s

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Technology News for Entrepreneurs - Wearable Tech and More!

Business Next
September 2, 2015 6:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, chats with Linda Daichendt, executive director of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, about current tech and mobile news of interest to entrepreneurs, including the availability of apps to assist you in working with the State of Michigan, the latest in fashionable wearable tech clothing, integrating the Apple iOS into cars, how creative artists are utilizing mobile technology and the accelerating push of mobile tech into automobiles.

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Something to Think About - The EPA on Steroids

Week in Review
September 2, 2015 5:00 PM

The topic for today in Something to Think About, is "When in Doubt Regulate, Don't Try to Legislate - the EPA on Steroids." The Environmental Protection Agency has been in overdrive this year, issuing new regulations for power plants, airlines, natural gas production, diesel trucks, and even wood burning stoves.

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Hire International Students-MSU Hiring Event 9-30-2015 in East Lansing

Business Next
September 2, 2015 5:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Eric Doerr, associate director of employer relations in the Michigan State University Career Services Network, about their September 30 International Student hiring event. For more information, email Eric, at doerre@msu.edu, or phone him at 517-884-1318.

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