Broadband has become the indispensable utility of the 21st century, driving the prosperity of communities and supporting applications such as remote work, telehealth, and online learning. Northern Arizona Council of Governments Economic & Workforce Development (NACOG EWD) views high-speed broadband internet and its related infrastructure as a necessity, understanding that broadband services will drive major
The FBI is breaking into corporate computers to remove malicious code – smart cyber defense or government overreach?
The FBI’s latest cybersecurity moves bring the government into new territory – inside privately owned computers. AP Photo/Cliff Owen Scott Shackelford, Indiana University The FBI has the authority right now to access privately owned computers without their owners’ knowledge or consent, and to delete software. It’s part of a government effort to contain the continuing
A very strange thing happened on the internet the day President Joe Biden was sworn in. A shadowy company residing at a shared workspace above a Florida bank announced to the world’s computer networks that it was now managing a colossal, previously idle chunk of the internet owned by the U.S. Department of Defense. That
Amazon.com‘s Chinese business operations have entangled the company with China’s ruling Communist Party in ways that compromise U.S. national security, according to a new report. The analysis from the strategic consulting group Horizon Advisory found Amazon’s links to the CCP risk America’s economic prosperity while aiding China’s development of an oppressive surveillance state. Amazon operates Amazon Web
On a Monday, there is a data leak affecting half a billion Facebook accounts, by Tuesday a bot has scraped 500 million LinkedIn accounts. On Wednesday, Stanford University announces a hack that exposed thousands of social security numbers and financial details. Then Thursday, the world’s largest aviation IT company announces 90 percent of passenger data may have been accessed in a cyber-attack. And
Sparklight Business® Bridges Digital Divide in Crown King, Arizona, Delivering High-Speed Internet to Crown King School
Sparklight Business recently completed construction on a fiber-optic network that will provide fast and reliable high-speed internet service to students and teachers at Crown King School in Crown King, Arizona. This network is part of a larger project with the Yavapai County Education Service Agency (YCESA) to build a fiber-optic Wide Area Network (WAN) with Dedicated