Entries by Pat d'Entremont

New Work Coming from Philadelphia to Nicom Maritime

Congratulations to Mike Hatfield and Ken Acker for bringing in some new business from the Maritime Exchange in Philadelphia. This new piece of work has to do with changes that the United States Customs and Border Protection arm of Homeland Security is implementing to their standards for receiving cargo manifest information. Known as ACE M1, […]

Old-school tablet still a go-to machine

I’ve said many times that I cannot believe tablet PCs have never really sold well. They are such great devices. So I was intrigued by Shane Schick’s slideshow 10 Tablets That Never Quite Took Off, and I went through it looking for  the tablet I’ve been using since it came out in 2006 – the […]

Email Campaigns Essential Part Of Marketing Strategy

Last month Halifax hosted the annual conference of the American Association of Port Authorities and wasn’t it a first class event! The Cunard Centre was packed with delegates from throughout North America, and from as far away as Brazil and Africa, for a week of business sessions and Maritime hospitality. Since my company sells IT […]

ASP.NET and SharePoint Security Vulnerability

An important message to my IT contacts, thanks to Mike Hatfield, Nicom’s Chief Technology Officer, regarding a security vulnerability… On the 17th of September, a security vulnerability was announced that affects all versions of ASP.NET and SharePoint web sites/applications that can allow someone to access very sensitive information if exploited. For Technicians: A security update […]