What do hackers do, anyway?
Last week, we looked at the origin of the word “hacker” and how most people have come to equate it with “computer criminal.” Even with that knowledge, though, they still don’t know what these bad-guy hackers actually do. How do hackers ...
Norman Chamber announces new board members
The Norman Chamber of Commerce would like to announce the names of 10 business leaders for appointment to the board of directors. Board members serve three-year terms....
Norman resident uses mixed martial arts to train others how to defend against bullying
James L. Clark grew up in a troubled home with a mother who was addicted to alcohol and drugs. However, one bright spot in his life made all the difference. His mother signed him up for free martial arts classes at the YMCA. Only 16 when ...
Bank promotes five, adds board member
NOBLE — First State Bank has promoted five employees and named one longtime employee to the bank’s board of directors, CEO and Board Chairman Kim King has announced....
Avoiding identity theft scams
Across the nation, identity thieves are using legitimate information to scam honest taxpayers, and frequently posing as the IRS to do so. The IRS has created the IRS Identity Theft Protection Unit to address the growing problem. Being ...
What is a ‘hacker’?
If you pay attention to the news, it seems like every time you turn around, here comes another news report about how some company has been “hacked” by “hackers.” “Hackers” steal credit card accounts from Target, Neiman Marcus gets ...
The Bank of Union in El Reno was closed today by the Oklahoma State Banking Department, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as receiver. To protect the depositors, the FDIC entered into a purchase and assumption ...
Women entreprenuers induct new officers
The Norman Women’s Entrepreneurial Network met Jan. 8 at Zio’s Italian Kitchen and inducted officers for the new year. NWEN is dedicated to advancing women owned and/or operated businesses through networking, socializing and educational ...
Norman metro builder takes Oklahoma State Home Builder’s Association’s reins
Todd Booze, of Norman, officially took office as Oklahoma State Home Builder’s Association’s president recently, representing 2,400 members in Oklahoma’s home-building industry....
Visitors bureau has halftime lead
The first six months of the Norman Convention and Visitors Bureau’s fiscal year ended Dec. 31. We have already crunched the numbers and measurables that we have so far. We prepare a semi-annual report for the city of Norman, looking at ...
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