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Oct. 27, 2017

Protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats information technology systems

I know what you’re thinking, what is ICS and why do I even care? Well, do you like air conditioning in the summer time or heating in the winter? What about building security - do you like knowing that the door will unlock when you swipe your badge, or maybe more importantly, do you enjoy having the security that comes with the knowledge that when someone who doesn't belong in your building swipes their keycard, the door stays locked? All of those luxuries are controlled by Industrial Control Systems.

Oct. 16, 2017

Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet

Tomorrow’s internet is already upon us, with the increasing growth of the “Internet of Things” (IoT). The internet is widely available at home and on cellular devices, as well as through enterprise networks aiding in connecting homes, cities, airplanes and electrical grids. The IoT will not only connect computers but also interconnect digital assistants, smart cars, health care devices and smart grid devices like thermostats.

Oct. 8, 2017

Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business

With recent hurricanes, wildfires and earthquakes, there is no downtime from adversaries when donations are sent for relief work due to a natural disaster. Adversaries will design malicious emails that are used in social engineering attacks. The emails, also known as phishing attacks, are a form of social engineering.

Oct. 1, 2017

Simple Steps to Online Safety

Think of it, life without being online. No worries of online safety or having your identity stolen by digital bandits. The reality is we live in the digital age and it seems that every week there is a data breach involving millions of accounts. This should make you wonder - are you doing all you can to be safe online?

Oct. 1, 2017

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

The campaign is to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone's daily life, whether we realize it or not.