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RSA 2015: Keynote addresses online safety risks to increasingly connected youths

RSA 2015: Keynote addresses online safety risks to increasingly connected youths

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Technology can't replace the value of online safety education, the key to keeping kids out of predators' paths, panelists shared.

Case study: Fit for a queen

Case study: Fit for a queen

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Queens College found a solution to monitor activity and manage devices on its network, reports Greg Masters.

Legislators set to introduce student privacy bill

Legislators set to introduce student privacy bill

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On Monday, Reps. Luke Messer and Jared Polis will reportedly introduce the legislation in the House.

Rogers victimized by ransomware

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A misstep by an IT employee of Canadian communications conglomerate Rogers Communications allowed the contractual information of 50-70 of the company's business customers to be exposed via Twitter.

Lynx-sponsored fellowship aimed at women, minorities

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Lynx will throw its support behind ICMCP's efforts to bring more minorities into cyber security by sponsoring fellowship.

The  whole  package: Security certifications

The whole package: Security certifications

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Security certifications can land you a better job, but companies are also looking for people who can communicate and manage projects, reports Steve Zurier.

Communicating security concepts

Communicating security concepts

An ill-informed worker is a weak link that leaves a giant gap in your defenses, says SOHO Solutions VP Scott Aurnou.

How far have we come?

How far have we come?

Identity management has evolved rapidly over the past decade, says Jim Robell, president and COO, Eid Passport.

Making the grade: CIPA compliance

Making the grade: CIPA compliance

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A Chicago-area high school found a solution to broaden its internet pipeline and maintain compliance, reports Greg Masters.

Two Illinois teenage students reportedly face felony charges for hacking

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Authorities say that the 16-year-old Bartlett High School students in Illinois hacked into their school's computer system.

DOE to support cybersecurity ed at HBCUs with $25M in grants

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The grants, provided over the next five years, will support training at historically black colleges and universities.

Researchers teach security master class at Oregon State

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McAfee Labs researchers will teach the class, covering malware, forensics, exploits and more.

UGA computer network hacked, Georgia Tech student indicted

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A Georgia Tech student has been indicted after allegedly hacking into the University of Georgia computer network.

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.

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