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Smart Cities for Smarter Living



Ever hear the term, “smart cities,” and think what exactly does that mean? This innovative way of living is being fueled by the evolution of AI, having us exist in the “Jetson” era sooner than we thought. Danielle Loffreda, Market Development and Consultant for Ciena introduces us to where smart cities have been and where they are going. Listening in now!


CARU to the Rescue



Content, content, content! Everything is becoming content. Has anyone else noticed this? Our world has made a major shift towards content production, and it’s all thanks to major online platforms like Google and YouTube alongside the development of tablets and smart technology. Google averages 40,000 searches every second, according to Forbes! That totals out to 3.5 billion searches every day. Mind-boggling. With this tsunami of data being pushed out every day, you can’t help but wonder where is all our data going, who is using our data and for what?

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Cybersecurity for Small Businesses



Small businesses! You are NOT immune from cyber-attacks. Hackers do not discriminate when it comes to who they target. Now more than ever, cybersecurity is a critical need in the world of small and medium-sized businesses. Lisa Shifferle, an attorney in the FTC’s Division of Consumer and Business Education, shares her insights on this pertinent topic. Small business owners, you’ll want to take notes on this one!


FTC Signals an Alarm on Children Advertising



The world of technology has changed, and its time that COPPA change along with it. Dona Fraser, Vice President of the Children Advertising Review Unit joins The Bistro. She shares how she envisions COPPA evolving to meet the arising needs that our endless transforming digital environment brings.


When Hackers Go Phishing



Calling all businesses! It’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month! It’s a great time to stop and ensure you are #cyberaware. James Ruotolo from SAS and Jon LaCour, Founder of PhishLabs, provides us an informative chat on how to safeguard against today’s cyber tricksters. You’ll want to hit play on this one. 

#BeCyberSmart #CyberAware #NCSAM