IT security staffing shortage? Nonsense.

From Codas to Coding Many years ago I was a kid living in the Raleigh area and I met a music teacher who was leaving her job to go work for IBM as a programmer. I asked whether she had any programming background and she said no — but IBM was going to train her.…

Patch your Adobe plugins when you get a minute

Recent editions of Adobe Reader and Adobe Flash have prompted users to install an auto-update feature along with the core application code. Hopefully you’ve got that turned on, because it will pick up security patches and feature updates for you in the background. If not, get a fresh download here: Adobe Flash Adobe Reader Adobe…

Health IT Links: 2012-01-03

Here are my selected links, with commentary, from the Health IT, community health center (CHC), nonprofit, and general IT sectors today. Please pass me any recommendations you’ve got in the comments or hit me up on Twitter: @jmproffitt. Products PhoneFactor (Mini-Review at SC Magazine) Add 2-factor authentication based on phone calls, SMS messages, and OATH…