Why Do I Have to Change My Password?

You had a great password. It took you a few tries to create a perfectly unforgettable but secure combination of characters, and you’d grown attached to it. Now we’re asking you to create a new one. What’s up? Internet security is only as strong as its weakest link. Hackers know the weakest link is often... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Security Patch Announced

Microsoft issued a security patch for Internet Explorer on May 1. The security patch is to address the vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer that were recently announced by Microsoft. If you have automatic updates enabled, this security patch will download and apply automatically. No action is needed. If you don’t have automatic updates enabled, Microsoft recommends... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Internet Explorer Security Advisory

Microsoft recently issued a warning advisory about its Internet Explorer (IE) web browser. The advisory states that IE versions 6 through 11 have a vulnerability that could allow an unauthorized user to gain full access to your computer—just by viewing a website. Until this issue is resolved, XAP encourages you to view all of our... Continue Reading →

XAP and the Heartbleed Vulnerability

The Heartbleed security vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160) was in the news this week. It’s being described as one of the biggest threats in the Internet’s history. The good news is that it can’t affect any of XAP’s products. Heartbleed is a serious vulnerability in OpenSSL 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f. It is called the "heartbleed" bug because it occurs... Continue Reading →

Special Olympics Volunteering

"Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt." -- Special Olympics Oath Christina Campbell has performed dance routines before hundreds of spectators. She has spoken to an audience of 2,000 people. And in 2007, at age 19, she traveled to China to compete at the Special Olympics. She... Continue Reading →

Employ the Employment Professionals

Are you looking for a job over the summer - or helping a young student enter the employment market? Finding work doesn't have to be a passive process. Instead of checking classified ads or online job boards and waiting for the perfect job to appear, you can take a more active role and improve your... Continue Reading →

Earth Day: Take a Quiz!

Earth Day is April 22. Since the first Earth Day in 1970, many careers have adapted and changed in response to environmental concerns. We've assembled a quiz to test your knowledge of some of these developments. See how you do! 1. Carbon traders work to: a) Succeed as a pop music band whose members all... Continue Reading →

Schools Go Green

Many schools are going green. With the support of students, teachers, parents, local businesses and government, schools are finding creative ways to reduce their impact on the environment. Dan Lazar is the principal of a school that has done a lot of green projects. In fact, the Albert M. Greenfield School is the first school... Continue Reading →

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