18 juin 2018

Chinese Students: Security Threat or Stereotype Threat?

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. As Senate subcommittee takes on issue of international students and national security, some raise concerns about generalizations that would paint Chinese students and scholars broadly as spies. More...

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05 juin 2018

Super-DMCA Fears Suppress Security Research

Super-DMCA Fears Suppress Security Research
A PhD student in Michigan has moved his website and research to Holland after revisions to that state's copyright law prompted fears that his work may now be illegal. More...

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30 mai 2018

5 keys to implementing cyber education at your school

eCampus NewsCybercrimes are growing exponentially, posing tremendous threats to our financial markets, undermining public confidence, violating our privacy, and costing hundreds of billions of dollars annually (estimated to cost up to six trillion dollars by 2021). More...

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Miami Dade College, Cyberbit announce new cyber range training facility

University Business Magazine logoMiami Dade College (MDC), the institution of higher education with the largest undergraduate enrollment in the United States, and Cyberbit Ltd., a world leading provider of cybersecurity simulation and IT/OT detection and response platforms, have collaborated to open the MDC Cyber Range training facility, a hands-on cybersecurity training center that will provide simulation training for cybersecurity professionals in protecting national assets and infrastructure against cyberattacks. More...

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21 mai 2018

Extra Security on AP Exams

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The College Board on Tuesday night ordered extra security precautions for Advanced Placement tests given Wednesday and some that are still coming up. More...

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18 mai 2018

How to Make Your University Network Less Vulnerable

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Schools and universities are beginning to understand that their security networks are too vulnerable to protect sensitive information. Keeping key documents and student information safe should be a priority for the administration at all universities. More...

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Connecticut calls its new Cybersecurity Action Plan a ‘call to arms’

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A document published this week by Connecticut officials represents one of the strongest cybersecurity plans undertaken by any state. The 41-page document, called simply the Cybersecurity Action Plan, highlights a need for increased security, more cross-sector collaboration, and heightened academic focus to help fill a cybersecurity workforce gap. More...

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14 mai 2018

Colleges Ambivalent About Anti-piracy Role

Colleges Ambivalent About Anti-piracy Role
According to this article, "The nation's colleges have quietly succumbed to pressure from the entertainment industry to crack down on student use of file-sharing networks to trade music and movies." But while this may true, staff at these institutions are "ambivalent" about their new role and are not caving completely to the industry's demand. "We try to do it the right way. We're trying to say you cannot violate copyright -- not that you can't use Kazaa. You can't steal other people's intellectual property," said Jack McCredie, UC-Berkeley's assistant vice chancellor of information technology. More...

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13 mai 2018

Le sentiment d'insécurité et les politiques de sécurité

LogoL'insécurité anime un débat passionnel en France depuis les années 1990, dont les effets politiques sont redoutables. Les controverses sont d'autant plus intenses qu'elles opposent entre elles des représentations plutôt que des faits. Mais que disent les études chiffrées ? Que peut-on tirer des données dont on dispose sur ce phénomène multiforme et les inquiétudes qui l'entourent ? Cette note de Terra Nova montre que deux variables cruciales, le lieu d'habitation et l'appartenance sociale, permettent d'analyser la perception de l'insécurité. Plus...

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06 mai 2018

Goodbye, Passwords: Future Internet Demands Biometric Readings And Dorky Lanyard Security Keys

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Not only are passwords obsolete, they in fact pose a huge risk.  Luckily, the FIDO (“Fast IDentity Online”) Alliance is coming to the rescue. The organization developed a brand new standard called “Web Authentication” – WebAuthn, Motherboard reports. More...

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