Information Security

Cybercrime and Law Enforcement

The focus of the final week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month centers around the education of local law enforcement officers to enable them to help their communities deal with the effects of cybercrime and providing the general public with ways to protect themselves from becoming victims of identity theft, fraud, phishing and other forms…

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Online Security for Small to Medium-sized Businesses

While cybersecurity is an important issue for both small and big businesses alike, larger companies have a marked advantage when it comes to purchasing and implementing the systems necessary to keep their data safe. Even so, the little guys face the same critical concerns when it comes to warehousing sensitive customer information. According to the…

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Securing Infrastructure and the “Internet of Things.”

This year the third week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month focuses on critical infrastructure and The Internet of Things. “The Internet underlies nearly every facet of our daily lives and is the foundation for much of the critical infrastructure that keeps our nation running. The systems that support electricity, financial services, transportation, and communications…

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Developing Secure IT Products to Defend against Cybersecurity Threats

According to the website StaySafeOnline.org, “building security into information technology products is key to enhanced cybersecurity. Security is an essential element of software design, development, testing and maintenance. The software we use every day on our phones, tablets, and computers may have vulnerabilities that can compromise our personal information and privacy.” (About, 2014) With a…

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NCSAM: Celebrating 11 Years of Cybersecurity Awareness

This October marks the 11th anniversary of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, NCSAM has helped to educate online consumers and businesses about cybersecurity issues and the best practices for avoiding them. As a growing number of consumers turn to online shopping as…

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