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Assistive Technology for the Blind Posted on Oct 15

Assistive Technology for the Blind

Massachusetts strives to improve the quality of life for vision-impaired residents through unique programs and services. Among these efforts, the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) – a division of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) – works to make assistive technology   …Continue Reading Assistive Technology for the Blind

National Cyber Security Awareness Month Posted on Oct 8

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

With internet technology advancing at a rapid pace, people who go online are increasingly susceptible to cybercrimes, including identity theft, stolen PINs, and hacking.   As of 2012, approximately 73 percent of Americans have been victims of cybercrime, according to the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis   …Continue Reading National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Staying Safe in the Cyber World Posted on Oct 24

Staying Safe in the Cyber World

This year marks the 10th anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Each October, in response to constantly evolving technology and the personal safety and security threats the adoption of new tools may pose, the Department of Homeland Security sponsors a campaign to engage the   …Continue Reading Staying Safe in the Cyber World