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Dropbox users got some scary news in recent weeks when it was revealed that due to the recent Dropbox hack, the logon credentials of some 68 million users are available for sale on the Dark Web.

That gigantic number reflects the fact that Dropbox and other consumer-grade file sync and share services are wildly popular these days. They’re easy to use, relatively inexpensive and readily available. Millions of consumers use the free Dropbox to host their personal files, documents, pictures, videos, and to share files with friends and relatives.

There is no greater investment we can make in the future than to prepare our children to successfully navigate the challenges of tomorrow. Of course, predicting the workforce requirements of the future is a bit like trying to capture a fly with a cargo net—just when you think you have it, it slips through the holes and buzzes in a different direction. Nonetheless, it’s safe to assume that workforce mobility will be an essential aspect of the coming generation’s career experiences.

2015 has been a momentous year for Apple. With new hardware and software releases as well as enhancements to their deployment programs, Apple is making a conscious effort to go beyond individual consumers and reach more businesses and schools around the world.

“We received information on the afternoon of the 1st December that some customer data may have been stolen by a third party (often referred to as ‘hacking’). An urgent investigation by cyber security specialists was instigated. At 5.45pm on the 2nd December the security specialists informed us that the customer database related to our old website was breached (or hacked) between 15th and 17th June 2015. This website has since been replaced in its entirety. Our current website is managed by a new digital partner. The new partner has no connection to the website that was the subject of the breach of security.”

This story really tickled us here at OPAL HQ this week, so we decided to share it with you. As a Microsoft Partner we know only too well the struggles of working on older versions of Windows. We have to say though, it’s been quite some time since we’ve come across anybody using Windows 3.1.

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