News Recap: The Results Are In For 2013’s 25 Worst Passwords

By | January 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Every year security firm Splashdata pulls the most common stolen passwords to create a list of the year’s worst passwords. The consensus is in for 2013, and “123456” has moved up a spot to be the most commonly used and guessed password of the year. Here’s a look at the worst passwords of 2012 for [...]

News Recap: Financial Loans – No Longer Just About Your Credit Score

By | January 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Online reputation management has been a hot topic recently. The latest? Your social media activity could now keep you from getting a loan. Whether you’re an individual or small business, lenders can use your online credibility to judge your financial credibility.Lisa Vaas of Naked Security reported on a recent Wall Street Journal piece about how [...]

News Recap: World Federation of Stock Exchanges to Combat Cyber Attacks

By | December 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|

In light of cyber attacks over the past twelve months, the world’s largest exchanges have formed a committee to prevent against cyber attacks. The purpose of the committee will be to establish and communicate global best practices regarding information security.Michelle Price reported in the Wall Street Journal, “Nasdaq OMX’s chief information security officer, Mark Graff, [...]

News Recap: Universities Become Cybersecurity Hubs

By | November 26th, 2013|Uncategorized|

A number of universities are investing in the future of combating cybersecurity threats. From increased education for the public, to brand new majors that inspire cyber innovators, the nation’s universities are quickly becoming hubs for cybersecurity.Cal Poly, for instance, announced a new initiative in cybersecurity education. Dark Reading reported, “the major new educational initiative encompasses [...]

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