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Undergraduates flock to associate degree and certificate programs

Oct 26, 2023
They're cheaper and quicker than earning a bachelor's degree. When students complete their courses, jobs will likely be waiting for them.
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden toured a North Carolina community college in June. Many students are choosing to forgo the bachelor's degree path to a career.
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Gateway Stocks: Starting investors young

May 25, 2012
Think junior's ready to dive into Wall Street? Some parents are buying their kids a share or two, to teach them about investing.

Ever heard of KPN?

Nov 8, 2011
No? Your computer probably has. Until yesterday, the Dutch firm was on a relatively short list of companies that issue SSL certificates....

Diginotar is now Digi-no-more

Sep 21, 2011
Diginotar shuts down. That's fast. Diginotar is one of the companies authorized to issue digital certificates for secured transactions on the web....

The fox strikes back OR More like You'reFiredFox

Sep 9, 2011
In the wake of the Diginotar digital certificate scandal we've been reporting, Mozilla has asked all of the 54 certificate authorities it works...

Apple not blocking bum certificates

Sep 8, 2011
We've been talking on our show about these stolen/forged digital certificates that theoretically allow hackers to slip between your browser and a...

Diginotar hack keeps growing

Sep 6, 2011
Last week we told you about hackers getting into the networks of the Dutch company DigiNotar. While inside, the hackers were able to create fake...

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Rogue Google certificate loose in the wild

Aug 30, 2011
Lock up your Googles! A forged certificate has been detected that can allow hackers to get into just about any Google account you can think of,...