How Google is Working to Secure Technology

by Modis on April 24, 2017

google is securing technologyThey have been called “the defenders of the Internet”: the team of elite hackers hired by Google to find and report zero-day security vulnerabilities – those security flaws that have no known patch or fix, those flaws that are favored by hackers seeking user exploitation.

They are the team responsible for finding the Microsoft “Edge/IE” bug, Apple’s OS “task_t” bugs, the latest LastPass security flaw, and countless other vulnerabilities. Their goal is to make the internet a safer and more secure place – a place where anyone can use the internet freely and without fear. It’s a never-ending , lofty, and ethical goal.

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5 Job Tips You Should Ignore

by Modis on April 20, 2017

Job hunters are always offered advice by one person or another about the job hunt or interview process. While those dispensing their wisdom mean well, it’s important to remember that not all advice is sage advice. As you sift through their career advice, these are some of the job tips you should cast aside.

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Should You Interview a Job Candidate Again?

by Modis on April 19, 2017

bringing a candidate back for another hiring interviewWhen you have an important job position to fill, finding a perfect long-term fit can feel like a difficult process. In some cases, you might not be certain of which top candidate will ultimately be the best choice for the role. Other times, you may not have access to enough candidates whose skills match what you’re looking for at the time. In times like this, considering previous candidates who have re-applied might be a necessity during your hiring interviews.

Whether you’re planning another round of interviews immediately after the first or you’re re-hiring for a position years after the fact, it’s likely that at some point or another you’ll be in a position to re-interview candidates you’ve spoken to in the past. Instead of only focusing on new applicants, when does it make sense to bring in a past candidate for another interview? Here’s are a few quick tips to help you figure out when that might be a good idea and when it’s worth skipping.

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The Ethics of Encryption

by Modis on April 13, 2017

Encryption LockOur modern age of one and zeroes has brought countless conveniences to everyday life. At the same, the incredible technology we rely on to stay connected, help us get things done, and improve our lives comes with its own unique and still-emerging challenges. Data security is one of the big concern in the new digital landscape, and while the push to increase the safety of our sensitive data is helping prevent unwanted hacks and intrusions, it’s also raising big questions about the ethics of encryption.

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friends are like video game charactersThe world of video games is chock full of quirky heroes and distinct characters that possess unusual abilities. Imagine what life would be like if you could hang with your favorite fictional game heroes? Which popular video game characters would you want in your circle of friends? Here are a few of our top picks!

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2016 national jobs reportAccording to the latest jobs report, the unemployment rate in the United States declined to 4.5 percent in March. More than half of the 98,000 jobs added to the economy were professional and business service sector jobs, showing strong job growth in the tech sector.

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