Major Keynote Announcements from Ford and Intel, Dynamic SuperSessions and the Next Generation of Technology Innovation Opens the 2015 International CES

Las Vegas, NV – 01/07/2015 – The next generation of technology innovation took the spotlight as the curtain rose on the opening day of the 2015 International CES®. Day one of CES saw more than 3,600 exhibitors launching new products, and the leaders of Ford and Intel making major announcements and outlining their vision of technology innovation.

IF YOU STILL DON’T THINK CYBER SECURITY IS AN IMPORTANT ISSUE THAT AFFECTS US ALL…by DStringer

The president has been making small appearances around the country to preview his State of the Union speech slated for next Tuesday, Jan. 20, and now this week he'll talk about cyber security, an issue that's on everyone's mind after the Sony hack.

After a speech on identity theft at the Federal Trade Commission on Monday, President Obama will appear at the National Cyber Security and Communications Integration Center on Tuesday to discuss cyber security and efforts to collaborate with the private industry to combat cyber threats.

We Hired Theodore Lam As a Help Desk Technician

We are pleased to announce the recent hiring of Theodore Lam to the position of Help Desk Technician in our managed IT services department. Theodore earned his bachelor of arts degree in Economics from the university of California at Davis. He holds the following IT certifications: Cisco CCNA, Microsoft MCSA, CompTIA Linux+, CompTIA Security+, CompITA Network+, and CompTIA A+. Theo comes to us from the Marvern Service Corporation, where for fourteen years, he distinguished himself as network administrator and an accountant.

We Hired Timo Peltonen As a Help Desk Technician

We are pleased to announce the recent hiring of Timo Peltonen to the position of Help Desk Technician in our managed IT services department. Timo earned his bachelor of science degree in cybersecurity and information assurance from Western Governors University in 2021. He holds many IT security certifications.

HOW ABOUT A NERDY YEAR IN REVIEW? by dStringer

We are rapidly closing in on the end of 2015...and with all the security breaches, disaster preparedness, corporate hackings and everything else I've blogged about this past year, I thought we'd dedicate our last blog of the year to a fun, little review of the ten best "nerdy' gadgets of 2015...

So let's begin, shall we??!!

10. SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE EDGE

In Samsung's vision of the electronics future, curved is the new flat.

BIG BROTHER IS INDEED WATCHING…by dstringer

Recent events in Washington would definitely support the fact that the already massive scale of surveillance in place to keep us safe is not enough. Now, the governmet believes it needs greater access to our computers, even if that means majorly stepping all over our privacy and constitutional rights.

WHY TECHNOLOGY INTIMIDATES PEOPLE by DStringer

We at "Alcala Consulting" are constantly looking for new, innovative, and "user-friendly" ways to make the "World of Technology" less intimidating for our clients and potential clients.  Ultimately, we pride ourselves in being available to lift the "Technological Burden" off of business owners.