May 01, 2012 | SC Media

Print Issue: May 01, 2012

cyberattack, ransomware

Assurance on the shore

While the town of Brick on the New Jersey shore maintains a 1950s aura, with the growth of digital media, its public school system had to alleviate engorged traffic on its network, while safeguarding data.

Exotic, new connections: Embedded devices

Exotic, new connections: Embedded devices

For a while, only traditional PCs were connected to the public internet. But with most devices now gaining networked capabilities, it’s only a matter of time before your television can contract a virus.

Seal of approval: Security certifications

Seal of approval: Security certifications

Certifications have long validated security skills, says W. Hord Tipton of (ISC)2. But as the profession evolves and more educational opportunities pop up, how valuable do they remain?

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