Christopher Vlachos on 5 Tips to Secure Your Data Center & Business Information

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With large company data centers being attacked, hacked and millions of sensitive records and files being stolen, and email boxes being filled with a steady stream of phishing attempts and scams, Internet hacking has made headlines recently. Christopher Vlachos is an expert on data center security having implemented and managed data integrated centers for large hospital groups and major corporations. “Some of these solutions require assistance from third parties but others are very simple and usually just require reminders added to your calendar” said Vlachos, “It doesn’t have to always be complicated.” Here are Vlachos’ top five tips on keeping…

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(Orangeburg, NY) - On Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in the Lawrence Room of Rosary Hall, the Palisades Institute will present Mark Cohen, Director of Retail Studies at Columbia University Business School. Retail customers are now calling the shots.  In 2015, customers are demanding transparency, real time availability, unlimited access and unfettered value.  They want to participate in retail entirely on their own terms – and not on the traditional business owners’ model.At the end of the day, the greatest challenge that retailers face is change and retailers must position themselves as change management leaders…

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Suffern’s Mateo Communications Celebrates 12 Years in Business with New Websites

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Frances Glick, owner of Mateo Communications in Suffern, always knew that she wanted to start her own business however she never imagined that she would be able to offer so many services to so many people while also being able to volunteer her time for the greater good of her community. Glick, who was born in Peru, attended Pontifical Catholic University in Lima where she earned an associate’s degree and studied law for three years. After living in Spain for two years, she arrived in the U.S. where she attended Hudson Community College to improve her English. Her schedule of…

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Khawaja Saud Masud Charged With Grand Larceny And Securities Fraud For Fraudulently Soliciting Investment In His Purported Hedge Fund Masud Promised To Conservatively Invest The Victims’ Retirement Monies, But Instead Incurred Losses Of Almost $1 Million In Just Three Months Schniederman: My Office Will Hold Brokers Who Commit Securities Fraud Accountable WESTCHESTER - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today felony charges against Khawaja Saud Masud, 37, of Jersey City, NJ, for stealing over $1 million from a retired pediatrician and his wife by fraudulently soliciting them to invest in his purported hedge fund, RKS Capital, LP. The defendant is…

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Independent Colleges and Universities Generate $74.3 Billion in Economic Activity for New York State

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Albany, NY -- With total payroll exceeding $26 billion for 394,400 direct, indirect and induced jobs, New York’s independent colleges and universities (private, not-for-profit) are a major source of jobs in all regions of New York State, according to a new economic analysis by the Center for Governmental Research (CGR) released today by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU). In total, independent colleges and universities in New York State contributed $74.3 billion to the state’s economy in 2013, an increase of $11.1 billion over 2011 figures. As private employers, independent colleges and universities directly employ 190,500 New Yorkers, with…

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We Have a Winner! And We Expect to Have Many More!

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Congratulations to Michael Hirschberg, Winner of the $60.00 gift certificate for grooming services at Amy’s Dog Grooming. As a special bonus, everyone who entered received a $15.00 off coupon for Amy's Dog Grooming that expires at the end of February. If you feel left out but would still like to try Amy's Dog Grooming, Click on and print out the coupon below. We will be sponsoring more sweepstakes and contests with prizes provided by local merchants through the year! Also be on the lookout for Easter Eggs—special offers hidden in our stories—If you’re the lucky reader, you’ll see the offer…

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From “Outside the Box” to Inside the Tank

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Eco-friendly GreenBox pizza box makes waves on ABC's "Shark Tank" NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dubbed the "pizza box of the 21st Century," the "GreenBox," a multifunctional, eco-friendly pizza box that breaks down into four plates and a storage container for leftovers, will have Sharks seeing green on ABC's hit show, "Shark Tank." The episode airs this Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 9 p.m. ET on the ABC Television Network. Made from 100% recycled and recyclable cardboard, the GreenBox completely eliminates the need for wasteful materials like plastic wrap,…

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Midlife Downsizing Leads One Suffern Woman to Upsize Herself as a Dog Groomer

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Corporate downsizings are never easy.  Add in a soft economy the past few years, and companies passing over experience and instead going for youth and lower costs, Amy Heitner found herself engulfed in the perfect storm so she decided to take control of her own destiny. The Suffern High and SUNY Cortland graduate spent more than 15 years with MCI surviving many downsizings before leaving on her own to take a job as a call center director in Mahwah.  The company went under just six months later.  A series of customer service management positions followed but companies continued to downsize…

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Anellotech, IFP Energies nouvelles and Axens to co-develop Bio-aromatics Production Technology from Non-food Biomass

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Pearl River, New York/Paris, France (January 19, 2015) - Anellotech Inc., IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) and its subsidiary Axens have announced a strategic alliance to develop and commercialize a new technology for the low cost production of bio-based benzene, toluene and paraxylene using Anellotech’s process of Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis (CFP) of non-food biomass. The technology will address large-scale units and produce purified aromatics streams suitable for modern derivative production processes at a very competitive price with respect to their petroleum based counterparts. Based on Anellotech’s innovative proprietary CFP technology, patents licensed from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and Axens’ proprietary post-treatment…

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Understanding SBA Programs – January 28th

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Free Event--open to the public Ramapo, NY— Learn more about Small Business Administration programs at this free event at Rockland Community College. Topics include: Start-ups, purchasing a franchise, real estate, equipment, machinery and business acquisitions and how to apply for loans. Fred Swint, Vice President at Key Bank will lead the presentation. Wednesday, January 28 RCC Cultural Arts Center - Faculty Dining Room 8:00 am – noon For more information and free registration please contact Pat DeMarco at 845-356-6065 or

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