Saturday, September 23, 2017

SECURITY

SECURITY

It has been 3 weeks since a group calling itself  “The Impact Team” stole a treasure trove of user and employee information from Ashley Madison, but the impact of the breach is still reverberating...

Scott Shackelford, Indiana University Having access to the internet is increasingly considered to be an emerging human right. International organizations and national governments have begun to formally recognize its importance to freedom of speech, expression...

Jessica Su, Stanford University As you browse the internet, online advertisers track nearly every site you visit, amassing a trove of information on your habits and preferences. When you visit a news site, they might...

  CYBERSECURITY EXPERT JOHN McAFEE TO ADDRESS NAB SHOW TECHNOLOGY LUNCHEON John McAfee pioneered the commercial antivirus industry when he formed McAfee Associates in 1987. The company was later acquired by Intel for $7.68 billion. He...
hacker

Malicious hacking online costs the private and corporate sectors up to $575 billion annually, according to internet security firm McAfee. While security agencies seek out "ethical" hackers to help combat such attacks, little is known...

Sri Sridharan, University of South Florida Our increasingly connected and digital world is vulnerable to attack and needs more skilled professionals who know how to defend it. As connected devices proliferate, particularly smart devices creating...

Russia Grants Snowden 1-Year Asylum - As reported by the New York Times reproters STEVEN LEE MYERS and ANDREW E. KRAMER MOSCOW — Brushing aside pleas and warnings from President Obama and other senior Americans, Russia granted Edward J....

The Next Cyberattack Could Come From Sound Waves Bill Buchanan, Edinburgh Napier University You might think your smartphone or laptop is relatively safe from cyber attacks thanks to anti-virus and encryption software. But your devices...

Last year, after some years of development, Intel and Samsung announced Tizen OS - an open platform designed to work with a broad spectrum of devices ranging from smartphones to PCs to tablets to in-car...
online passwords

Reusing similar passwords across many online accounts may make you more vulnerable to cyber criminals’ guessing than people realize – new research reveals. Results from research conducted by security experts in the UK and China...

by Rip Empson, courtesy TechCrunch In today’s world of email, social networks, SMS, chat applications and cloud services, there are plenty of ways to share share a file, folder, photo or video. And as intelligent devices...

Frank J. Cilluffo, George Washington University and Sharon L. Cardash, George Washington University President Trump’s new executive order on cybersecurity for federal computer networks and key elements of the country’s infrastructure – such as the...