The new Excelsior Pass is being tested in New York and is expected to be introduced to the rest of the country after the beta phase.  The idea behind the technology is that businesses and venues can scan and validate that someone has tested negative for COVID-19 or is fully vaccinated before allowing someone entry, reducing the chances of spreading the virus.

"If you've already posted your vaccine card or information on social media, go back and take a look. You may want to take that picture down or block the images," said cybersecurity expert and Fortalice Solutions CEO Theresa Payton on WBT. Secondly, warn your friends and family.

"After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence."

Fortalice Solutions CEO Theresa Payton welcomed the New Year on WBT’s Bo Thompson Morning Show Wednesday. Among the top technology stories moving into 2021 are three that will have a lasting impact on the health and cybersecurity for all Americans. Those along with a fresh wipe for social media accounts belonging to the Oval Office.