Why tech companies wanted Senate Bill 315 vetoed

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Fri, 18 May 2018 16:00:38 +0000

Georgia Senate Bill 315 aimed to make all unauthorized access to computers illegal—sounds good, right? Read why provisions in its fine print made tech and security companies more than uncomfortable.

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Parenting in the Digital World: a review

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 10 May 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Parents don’t just hand over the car keys to children who haven’t taken driver’s ed. Sadly, the same can’t be said about smartphones. This book by Clayton Cranford shows parents the importance of keeping their kids safe online—and just how to do it.

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HTTPS: why the green padlock is not enough

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 09 May 2018 16:30:32 +0000

Cheap hosting deals offering free certificates have made the green padlock a less convincing sign of security. Here’s what to look for to ensure a website is safe to visit.

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Engaging students in cybersecurity: a primer for educators

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 04 May 2018 16:52:20 +0000

The continuing rise of cybercrime calls for a new breed of fighters. Are teachers prepared to take on the challenge of training the current and future generations of cybersecurity professionals? How can they introduce and engage students in this fast-growing field of study?

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The Internet of Everything and digital privacy: what you need to know

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:36:00 +0000

Statistics indicate within the next couple of years, there will be three IoT devices for every adult and child on the planet—IoT will truly be the Internet of Everything. So, should people be concerned about privacy and data security if these gadgets are always on and ready to transmit information? Let’s take a look.

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Physician, protect thyself: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 18:33:25 +0000

In this final installment of “Physician, protect thyself,” we take a look at two key roles in small- to medium-sized hospitals and outpatient clinics that must step up their cybersecurity game to protect patients and staff alike.

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The digital entropy of death: link rot

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:00:00 +0000

We take a look at how link rot risks turning every website into an unreachable island—locking crucial information away behind a plethora of broken links—and some of the security concerns that may arise as a result.

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Investors concerned about smartphone addiction; Apple responds with new webpage

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:30:00 +0000

Apple adds a new page to their website, aiming to address the growing trend of smartphone addiction in children and its harmful effects on users.

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International Women’s Day: Women in tech share their stories

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 17:00:00 +0000

On International Women’s Day, we highlight six women in tech who’ve faced discrimination. Read their stories on how they handled it in the moment and what advice they have for other women in the industry.

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Human Factor Podcast: Jenny Radcliffe and Chris Boyd

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 18:56:42 +0000

Hear Lead Malware Intelligence Analyst Chris Boyd talk about 10 years of experience in security and research on the Human Factor podcast hosted by Jenny Radcliffe.

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Stop telephoning me-eh-eh-eh-eh: robocalls explained

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2018 19:11:47 +0000

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has identified robocalls as the number one complaint from the public. In this post, we tell you what you need to know to protect against the nasty ones.

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