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Is Your Company at Risk of a Data Breach From the Inside?
One in three reported data breaches involve an insider, and those breaches can cost as much as 20 percent of a company’s annual revenue.
Get Ahead of a Hack: Why Cybersecurity Matters for Every Business
With pre-planning, updated security, regular backups, and IT pros on your side, hopefully your hack is a recoverable one.
Make IT Run More Smoothly Every Day
Is your IT humming along, or is your team constantly accommodating IT that simply doesn’t work for you the way it should?
Your health app thinks you might be pregnant
And advertisers really hope you are!
Our anonymous data is not so anonymous
A few “anonymous” data points and boom – there you are. And you have a lot of “anonymous” data out there.
Your private life made public
If Jeffrey Burrill’s anonymous data isn’t so anonymous, neither is yours or mine.
Peatland magic and carnivorous plants at 1-mile Orono Bog Boardwalk
Formed over hundreds or thousands of years, bogs are masters at trapping carbon, hoarding dead plants, and hanging on to the occasional three-thousand-year-old body.
Hike Mt. Washington in the winter with Maine Alpine Guiding
We hiked Mount Washington on the rarest of days. Blue skies. Sunshine. A forever visibility hindered only by the curve of the Earth.
Murderer’s Cave! Hiking trails and homicidal history at Thorne Head Preserve in Bath
We didn’t intend to go poking around inside the hideout of a murderer. That just sort of happened.
Portland Press Herald
Burlesque is really taking off
The sexy shows win a whole new generation of fans, including here in Portland, where the scene is really hot.
* Third Place NEAPNEA 2011 writing contest
‘I was just overwhelmed with pain’
His interaction with two of the Sept. 11 hijackers at Portland International Jetport has left Mike Tuohey a haunted man.
Maine’s (hard) cider house gang
After letting it ferment for a suitable period, three young entrepreneurs have taken their idea to start a hard cider company and made it happen.
Old Port Magazine
Lessons on the Rock
Sarah Fountain gains strength and finds community in rock climbing.
Outside the Box
Candace Karu makes gains inside and outside the Crossfit gym.
Maine Women Magazine
Katrina Venhuizen takes time to stop and spot the birds.
Two makes a family
Tracy doesn’t have all the answers—like how Zoe will feel about how she came into this world, but she’s certain about some things. Her little girl is so, so loved.
Designer Profile: Maria Wolff
Centuries have gone into Maria Wolff’s work. Her handcrafted jewelry is a culmination of traditional craftsmanship and modern design.
Goodwill of Northern New England
AmeriCorps member Maggie helps student fight effects of poverty at two rural Maine schools
TREE staff work collaboratively to assess the needs of students and rise to meet them.
Into the great wide ocean
Mainers take to the Atlantic for cold-water swims all year long.
* 2021 Maine Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest – Outdoors Story winner
Mellow waters, wildlife and Stephen King inspiration at Runaround Pond in Durham
Ponds are the keepers of calm-water memories. We remember the pond where we caught our first fish (technically, Grandpa caught it, but we helped) and the one where we still ice skate with friends every winter.
Lighthouse and lore: Kayak to Wood Island to explore the grounds, wander through history
Wood Island Light has seen some things. Most lighthouses have. These stoic beacons of maritime safety keep watch on treacherous coastlines, which means they’ve witnessed their fair share of safe passages and awful wrecks over the centuries.