Bay College West Campus Enjoys Artwork From Local Teacher

The fall 2022 semester at Bay College West Campus saw a return of studio art courses on the schedule. Assisting in ushering art courses back to the West Campus is Mindy Meyers, who is currently teaching the offerings in Iron Mountain. Many community members will know Mindy from her work...
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Some Museums Now Reveal the Art and Science of Conservation Projects

Three conservators share the challenges — and the joys — of their work. Color fades. Varnish cracks. Iron corrodes. Traditionally, art conservators have worked behind closed doors to repair paintings, furniture and other objects that are damaged or show signs of aging. That's changing. A few museums have installed glass walls, some of them retractable, in conservation labs so the public may observe the process and even engage with the experts. Among them are museums in Massachusetts, Texas and Washington, D.C.
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LCU mourns loss of Professor Tim Roper

PINEVILLE, La. - With great sorrow, Louisiana Christian University announces the death of longtime faculty member Tim Roper, who died Monday, Dec. 5, after an extended illness following surgery a year ago. Roper was a professor of art for 18 years at LCU, teaching painting and drawing, and graphic and...
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Fresh Voices Set for Princeton Makes Poetry

Andrew Condouris and Briana Rodriguez head the Princeton Makes' Second Sunday Poetry event on December 11 at the Princeton Shopping Center. Condouris is a writer as well as an English teacher in the Trenton Public Schools. He graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s MFA program and has been published online and in print in various literary magazines. “Gone Gone All Gone,” his first collection of poems, came out this year. Here is a sample of his work:

Windmill Lighting Continues a Stony Brook Southampton Tradition

People from the Stony Brook University, Stony Brook Southampton and local communities flocked to the Southampton campus for the annual Lighting of the Windmill on December 5. The festive holiday tradition celebrated the cherished landmark and historical icon, which has stood at its current site on Shinnecock Hills since 1888.

Adam Frank Named Managing Director of Baltimore Center Stage

Frank will join the theatre this month after working for years in nonprofit theatre, most recently at New York’s Waterwell. Baltimore Center Stage (BCS) has named Adam Frank their new managing director, succeeding Michael Ross, who left the post in June after a total of 12 years in the position. Frank will assume the role on Dec. 13.

Secret Double Octopus unveils phishing-resistant passwordless MFA capabilities

Secret Double Octopus (SDO) has unveiled the new phishing-resistant passwordless MFA capabilities for customers with password-centric directory infrastructure. Organizations using SDO’s Octopus Platform can achieve Presidential Executive Order M-22-09’s phishing-resistant MFA mandates and meet stringent cyber insurance criteria with new capabilities available to adopters of the company’s Octopus Authentication Platform.

[Webcast] MFA Fatigue – Fighting a 2-Front War

With cybercrime on the rise, more organizations are implementing best practices such as multi-factor authentication (MFA) to protect their users from credential theft, phishing attempts and brute-force password guessing. To get around this layer of protection, hackers have developed a new tactic: MFA fatigue or MFA bombing. It relies on spamming victims with endless authentication prompts until they grant the attacker access by accident or out of sheer frustration.

Beyond Identity Launches Joint Integration With Zscaler to Accelerate Enterprise Zero Trust Security Strategies

Combining the industry’s strongest phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication and secure cloud access enables a new level of access security for mission-critical systems and cloud applications. Beyond Identity, the leading provider of phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication (MFA), has expanded its integration offerings to include cloud security leader Zscaler. The joint solution strengthens...

Local Sculptor Creates Sinatra Bust to be Unveiled at Hoboken Museum

Hoboken-based artist Chris Dahlberg’s career has been a mix of the classical and the cutting-edge. While Chris is classically trained as a sculptor and holds an MFA in sculpture from NYU, his career has taken some fun twists and turns along the way. Chris has designed thousands of toys over his career, and his latest project is quintessentially Hoboken: a bronze bust of Frank Sinatra that will be presented just in time for Frank’s birthday on December 12th. The Hoboken Girl was able to visit Chris in his studio at the Neumann Leather Building. Keep reading to learn more about Chris Dahlberg’s career and creative process.

Remembering and Claiming: An Interview with Noley Reid by Wendy Elizabeth Wallace

For this week’s tenth anniversary interview series, I had the absolute pleasure of chatting with Split Lip contributor Noley Reid. I first came across her work in SLM, fell in love with it, and then was fortunate enough to publish her myself in my literary journal, Peatsmoke. I knew, from our correspondence about her piece “Movement & Bones,” that we’d have plenty to talk about if I reached out to her again.

How to Prevent Cybersecurity Attacks in 2023

How to Prevent Cybersecurity Attacks in 2023 Do you need to know how to Prevent Cybersecurity Attacks in 2023? Consider several essential things to protect your organisation from cybersecurity attacks. These include multi-factor authentication, staying on your toes, and investing in the right software. You should also update your antivirus software regularly. All of these […]

New Global Survey from Yubico finds 59% of Employees Still Rely on Username and Password as Primary Method to Authenticate Their Accounts

New Global Survey from Yubico finds 59% of Employees Still Rely on Username and Password as Primary Method to Authenticate Their Accounts. To kickoff Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Yubico brings top industry leaders together to reveal state of enterprise security. In light of recent phishing-based cyberattacks and in recognition of Cybersecurity...

State Global Enterprise Authentication Survey

Phishing attacks are surging, so we set out to discover how organizations are modernizing their account security. We heard from over 16,000 employees, from entry-level professionals to business owners, at enterprises of all sizes, in 8 countries. Yubico’s inaugural State of Global Enterprise Authentication Survey captures a snapshot of authentication...

Publishing 101: How To Submit Creative Writing for Publication

Finding a home for your work can be hard, but it isn’t impossible. Trying to get creative writing published can seem like a daunting task. When I first started back in 2016, I submitted a few poems to my school’s literary magazine. A few months later, they declined my work. At the time, rejection felt like the end of the world. I felt like my writing wasn’t good enough, and I didn’t submit poems for another two years.

The Rant Is Over, Orlando: Lewis Black Returns To Florida (Willingly!) | Art Stories + Interviews | orlando

“It’s getting brighter and more wonderful every day,” Lewis Black says by phone from his home in New York. It was his passion for his theater that first drew him there, after earning his MFA in drama from Yale. He didn’t get serious about comedy until his late 30s, even though he had been dabbling in it for years. “Every day the rainbow gets bigger. I wake up happy and ask myself: ‘How can I be happier?’ And I get happier and happier. How am I doing? It’s amazing the way we live.”

NCSC extends Cyber Essentials technical controls certification grace period

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has extended the 2022 technical controls certification grace period date for Cyber Essentials - the government-backed, industry supported scheme helping organisations protect themselves against cyber attacks - from the end of January to April 2023. Image courtesy NSCS. In January, the NCSC announced an...