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NYS Firearms License Request for Public Records Exemption

Date: February 28, 2013 | Submitted by: Town of Clifton Park

NYS Firearms License Request for Public Records Exemption Residents can fill out the above form to request that any information concerning their firearms license application or firearms license not be a public record. The form must be filed with the Saratoga County Clerk’s Office: Saratoga County Clerk 40 McMaster Street […]

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Question of the Month: How can I keep the pictures I take on my phone safe?

Date: February 25, 2013 | Submitted by: HITman Services

If what is meant by safe is away from prying eyes, the best method is to make sure the phone has a lock code or pin; adding encryption adds another layer of security. On the other hand, if what is understood as security is making sure the pictures don’t get […]

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Moody’s affirms Town of Clifton Park’s high bond rating, citing proactive spending reductions and conservative budgeting

Date: February 20, 2013 | Submitted by: Town of Clifton Park

Moody’s Investors Services has affirmed the town’s high Aa2 bond rating, “reflecting the town’s solid financial position bolstered by healthy reserves,” according to a report released on Feb. 8. “Moody’s thorough review of the Town’s fiscal position and positive report confirms the Town Board has positioned Clifton Park to continue […]

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Town of Clifton Park Fire Code of Appeals Board Meeting – Tuesday, March 19th

Date: February 20, 2013 | Submitted by: Town of Clifton Park

The Fire Code Appeals Board will meet on Tuesday, March 19th at 6:30 p.m. at Clifton Park Town Hall to review an application for Crescent Woods (77) lot Cluster Subdivision located at 1567 Crescent Road in Clifton Park, New York. The applicant is seeking a variance from section 179-25(H) of […]

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New Technologies: 3D Printers

Date: February 20, 2013 | Submitted by: HITman Services

What is 3D printing? You may think it is some future science fiction device, but actually it has been in the pipeline for a while. While it isn’t the Star Trek Replicator, it is a very promising device. With a 3D printer, physical items can be created as the printer […]

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Security Tips: Phishing, Spear-Phishing, and Whaling

Date: February 18, 2013 | Submitted by: HITman Services

A tremendous amount of viruses and malware get spread through email. While the motive years ago was to cause mayhem, today the goal is to get your money. Below are some of the ways they accomplish their goals. The first attack is called phishing. This is a generic email which […]

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Question of the Month – I’m thinking about getting a tablet, what do you recommend?

Date: February 8, 2013 | Submitted by: HITman Services

I’m thinking about getting a tablet, what do you recommend? The first thing you need to think about is what size you want. Basically the sizes are 7″ and 10″. The 7″ tables are great for portability as they fit in almost everything and are very light. The 10″ tablets […]

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Town of Clifton Park Stands Alone in Recent State Comptroller’s Audit

Date: February 5, 2013 | Submitted by: Town of Clifton Park

The Town of Clifton Park was the only municipality out of eight studied by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli that meets and exceeds state regulations on background checks for individuals providing youth services in town. “We found that seven of the eight municipalities we audited failed to conduct […]

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Why Java (not the drink) is Dangerous

Date: February 5, 2013 | Submitted by: HITman Services

The middle of last week we were alerted to a new zero-day exploit which was a very serious threat. Two days later Homeland Security sent out an alert that everyone should stop using Java if possible. Below are some steps you can take to disable Java in your browsers. If […]

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New Technologies – SaaS – What??

Date: February 4, 2013 | Submitted by: HITman Services

The IT industry probably more than any other seems to love acronyms. Well maybe the federal government has more. For this article we will focus on a cloud service called SaaS which stands for Software as an online service. If you’ve used Gmail, Hotmail, or some other email service, you’ve […]

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