Cybersecurity

CIO recently reported that a variant of spear phishing called whaling has emerged as a major cybersecurity threat. Whaling is a social-engineering scheme that uses the relationship between executives and employees to trick employees into taking an illicit action. An attacker masquerading as an executive bids, and the employee does his or her bidding. Notable…

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Travis Greene
May 19, 2016
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On February 9, President Obama published “Protecting U.S. Innovation from Cyberthreats” in The Wall Street Journal. The article outlined the cyber-focused portion of the federal budget proposal, which includes a new national plan giving $3 billion to kick-start an overhaul of the federal computer systems. According to the article, Obama’s new Cybersecurity National Action Plan…

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Michael Angelo
Feb 24, 2016
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The animated GI Joe television series featured public service announcements (PSA) at the end of each episode. After the subjects of the PSA learned an important life lesson, such as not talking to strangers, they would say: “Now I know,” to which one of the GI Joes would reply: “And knowing is half the battle!”…

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Renee Bradshaw
Jun 2, 2015
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