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In Cybersecurity, Decentralization and Diversity are Strength

In Cybersecurity, Decentralization and Diversity are Strength

  by Thomas L. Knapp The US Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the New York Times reports, fears “ransomware” attacks against America’s voter registration systems in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election. In response, it’s launching a program that “narrowly focuses” on protecting those systems. A laudable goal, to […]

Ventura High Schoolers take 3rd place in California Mayors Cyber Cup Competition

Ventura High Schoolers take 3rd place in California Mayors Cyber Cup Competition

Moorpark, Calif.—More than 160 local middle and high school students took part in this region’s first California Mayors Cyber Cup competition on Feb. 23, at Moorpark College. Students from Ventura High School, on team COU64R5, were awarded third place in the competition. First place went to Coast Union High School students on team Coast 1 […]

Moorpark College to Host Region in Statewide Cybersecurity Contest

Moorpark College to Host Region in Statewide Cybersecurity Contest

Moorpark, Calif.–Moorpark College was named as one of 12 regional sites to host the California Mayors Cyber Cup, (CMCC) a statewide cybersecurity contest for middle and high school students. Simultaneous regional competitions around the state create one virtual statewide event on Feb. 23 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Statewide, the CMCC is expected to […]

OPINION: California’s New Privacy Law is No Model for the Nation

OPINION: California’s New Privacy Law is No Model for the Nation

Bartlett Cleland | Contributor The fundamental problem of defining privacy is the same as defining obscenity. What is an outrage to one person is no big deal to another. Justice Potter Stewart said it best in his concurrence in the landmark case on obscenity (Jacobellis v. Ohio): “I shall not today attempt further to define […]

McAfee: I Will Decrypt Information on the San Bernardino Phone For Free

McAfee: I Will Decrypt Information on the San Bernardino Phone For Free

By John McAfee Using an obscure law, written in 1789 — the All Writs Act — the US government has ordered Apple to place a back door into its iOS software so the FBI can decrypt information on an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. It has finally come to this. After […]

Cybersecurity: What you don’t know will hurt you

Cybersecurity: What you don’t know will hurt you

The Robot at your side may kill you

The Robot at your side may kill you

Obama Administration Falls Behind in Cybersecurity

Obama Administration Falls Behind in Cybersecurity

Editor’s Note: Perhaps those in government should have heeded a June Senate report on Cybersecurity.  With the recent hacking into the Sony computer system are US companies and consumers really safe on the internet?  Here is the June 11th 2014 Senate Policy Committee report.  You decide. Late last month, the Government Accountability Office released its […]

Unprepared Businesses Learn Cybersecurity Lessons The Hard Way

Unprepared Businesses Learn Cybersecurity Lessons The Hard Way

*Article courtesy Israel Homeland Security TrainACE, an information technology (IT) and cybersecurity training organization, recently conducted a survey of 200 IT professionals to evaluate the cyber readiness of their businesses. The survey discovered that of the respondents that experienced a hack or breach, nearly 20 percent did not have a cyber incident plan in place, […]