A few years ago, artificial intelligence was a neat idea that would likely take a long time to come to fruition. A few years before that, it was only something you'd see in a sci-fi movie. Now, AI is a part of everyday life and it only continues to become more advanced as experts refine how AI functions based on user feedback. Artificial intelligence goes far beyond your Google Home or Amazon Alexa — it has permeated to nearly every sector, from finance to healthcare.
Cyber security threats come along incredibly quickly these days, making it a full-time job just trying to keep up. However, there are a few things you can do to stay ahead of the threats. Here are some suggestions on staying a step ahead of some threats and phishing attacks.
Several PS Lightwave employees attended the SETX Damage Prevention Safety Day annual regional event on Oct 18, 2018. The purpose of Safety Day is to provide general awareness of 811 – Call Before You Dig and other safety precautions that excavators should take while performing their jobs.
Here's some more information about this important event along with some photos of our team as they watched safety demonstrations during the 5th Annual #SafetyDay.
Compliance standards involving the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) website regulations continue to evolve. Previous administrations first put stricter rules in place, which were intended to make websites more accessible to all people. Some of these regulations have recently been rolled back. With ADA compliance an ever-changing issue for webmasters, it’s important to understand the issues behind ADA and compliance.
One of our very own, Lisa Cervantez, recently had the opportunity to attend the ICE - Digital Workplace Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The digital conference focused on addressing the forces impacting work today and how leading organizations are leveraging digital workplace tools to improve communication, collaboration, knowledge sharing and employee engagement across their business.
She shared her story below about winning a seat to the conference, and her experience of the digital workplace.
Our company values are the foundation for our operations — both internally and externally — and include: Growth, Respect, Integrity and Trust.
Our customers place trust in our people and services, and in turn, we nurture this trust by applying our company values to our interactions and relationships with customers. These company values are not idealistic values chosen by corporate leadership. They were cultivated through small group conversations with employees across our entire organization and, like our company tagline of "Great Connections Happen Here™”, these values effectively communicate our commitment to superior service.
Software-Defined WAN, or SD-WAN for short, is a technology that gives new meaning to wide area networks. First, a wide area network interconnects many local area networks – LANs. The LANs are connected to the WAN via routers or other devices. Without the wide area network, users would not be able to share applications and other resources that are centrally located.
Breakthrough technologies come along incredibly quickly these days, making it a full-time job just trying to keep up. However, time — particularly in relation to technology — waits for no one. And besides, keeping up with the latest technological innovations is fascinating and supremely beneficial for any organization, whether for the public good or corporate interests.
Digital technology presents an array of risks and rewards in the modern educational sphere. School districts now have the ability to collect and analyze demographic and other information, which is then used to better target district services and outreach. In the wrong hands, however, this data can cause a myriad of problems.
The scope of security problems is far greater than most K-12 employees suspect. Nonprofit consumer advocacy organization Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (PRC) reports that, since 2005, 788 data breaches have compromised 14,871,122 records at K-12 schools and institutions of higher learning. Below, we explore cyber security-related threats in K-12 education — and how these concerns can be addressed.