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Five great reasons to embrace mobile in the enterprise

Mobile Devices has seen unprecedented growth since their introduction and now form an integral part of our daily lives. Yet, many Enterprises have not fully embraced mobile as part of their strategy because of too many unanswered questions.

Google launches security dashboard and wizard

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The technology company launched a new dashboard to keep users aware of devices that are linked up to their accounts.

Brigham Young University-Idaho student hacks transcript, earns $7k in scholarships

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Jacob Mahonri Espinal hacked into his school's computer system to bring his grades up from academic probation status to straight As.

Intel, Discovery Education kick off digital safety program for kids

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The Intel Security Digital Safety Program supports cybersecurity education among elementary school children.

Guidance on migration to SHA-2

Google has advised that Chrome will gradually sunset SHA-1 cryptography, which is used in the signing process of SSL certificates.

ISSA tackles workforce gap with career lifecycle program

ISSA tackles workforce gap with career lifecycle program

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On Thursday, the group launched its Cybersecurity Career Lifecycle (CSCL) program.

ADDING RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT TO IDENTITY: A must for Customer-Centric companies

We're in the age of the customer. Empowered buyers are demanding a new level of customer obsession, and bring-your-own-everything is accelerating.

Faulty UBC software exposed student financial information

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Students at the University of British Columbia have been warned that their personal information may have been exposed thanks to a software bug.

ISACA announces entry-level cybersecurity certificate

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A new cybersecurity certificate has been launched by global IT association ISACA that's intended for those looking to break into the field.

IEEE Computer Society shares top security design flaws

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The group's Center for Secure Design released a report detailing how to avoid common design flaws.

Study: Most higher ed malware infections attributed to 'Flashback'

Study: Most higher ed malware infections attributed to 'Flashback'

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Flashback caused a stir in 2012 when some 650,000 Macs were infected with the malware.

SMU program fasttracks health care security, risk pros to leadership roles

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SMU will offer the first graduate level program aimed at closing the skills and competencies gaps for senior security and risk professionals.

DefCon: Panel discusses diversty in security and just being yourself

DefCon: Panel discusses diversty in security and just being yourself

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Being yourself and being able to be yourself were topics discussed at a panel on diversity in information security at DefCon 22.

CyberMaryland conference returns, hosts job fair for military vets

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The conference will be anchored by the Maryland Cyber Challenge and Competition, a security job fair, and more.

Five schools earn NSA's excellence in cyber ops distinction

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The schools earned NSA's Centers for Academic Excellence designation for their cyber offerings.

CSA releases updated cloud security guidance

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Today, updated versions of the Cloud Controls Matrix and Consensus Assessments Initiatives Questionnaire hit the web.

About 20K impacted in South Carolina college laptop theft

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A laptop stolen from an Orangebug-Calhoun Technical College staffer contained data on about 20,000 current and former students and faculty.

Former employee posts data online, 10K impacted in Missouri school district

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Data on more than 10,000 current and former staffers and students was accessed after a former Park Hill School District employee posted the information online.

Laptop stolen from billing vendor contained unencrypted data on 3,500 students

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Students in Massachusetts and Vermont had unencrypted personal information on a password protected laptop that was stolen from the vehicle of a billing vendor.

Hackers access data on more than 160K Butler University students and staffers

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Hackers may have gained unauthorized access to Butler University's computer systems and stolen data on about 163,000 students, alumni and staffers.

New Jersey teen charged after altering students' grades and attendance records

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The 16-year-old boy faces multiple counts of second-degree computer theft for unlawfully accessing and altering data and one count of hindering apprehension.

Email sent to wrong address, data on more than 35K Calif. students at risk

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An email containing data on more than 35,000 Riverside Community College District students was sent to the wrong address.

'Passwords for Payments' initiative established to help reduce small business breaches

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The PCI Security Standards Council is seeking out 50 organizations to come forward and become Passwords for Payments ambassadors.

College of the Desert breach impacts 1,900 current and former staffers

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An employee compromised data on 1,900 current and former College of the Desert staffers after sending out an email containing their information.

Two 14-year-old students hack Bank of Montreal ATM during lunch break

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After accessing operator mode on an ATM, two ninth graders in Canada promptly notified the machine's owner, the Bank of Montreal.

Student data inadvertently posted online, accessible via Google search

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Some Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine students are being notified that their information was inadvertently made available online by Hubbard-Bert, a benefits administrator.

Data on students and staffers exposed in UNC Wilmington breach

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Employees, graduate students, adjunct professors and individuals that took foreign language placement tests are among those who may have had personal data compromised in a UNC Wilmington breach.

Data of 2,000 Johns Hopkins graduate students accessed on internet

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The data of more than 2,000 Johns Hopkins University graduate students was stored on a server that was accessible via the internet, and was accessed a few dozen times.

Competition challenges students to think like IT professionals

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An upcoming college competition will test students' abilities to defend a simulated small company's servers against possible security threats and attacks while keeping the servers running.

Battelle announces this year's CyberAuto Challenge

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The July event allows students to work alongside professionals to learn about car IT security and then participate in challenges to apply their knowledge practically.

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