Breached or Not Breached?

The headline at CNNMoney was troubling – “A list of 5 million Gmail addresses and passwords appeared on a Russian Bitcoin forum Wednesday”. Yawn…another hack. Buy it was troubling on several fronts–first... [ read more ]

Who’s Controlling your Vehicle?

As a blog follow up to the Black Hat 2014 Conference in Las Vegas, I had promised to cover the presentation where researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek had named the most... [ read more ]

Interceptor, High Tech Hackers are in the Towers!

Well, there is someone intercepting your data while you drive along in your auto on the interstate. Who? Well, we don’t know that answer! Yes, it has been reported that there are... [ read more ]

Hackers Strike at More Energy Companies

The relentless attack on the energy sector continued last week when officials in Norway announced that as many as 300 energy-related companies in that country have been hacked by outsiders. The Norwegian... [ read more ]

Webinar: Cyber Security for Small Businesses

Sept 18, 2014 2 pm to 3 pm (ET)... [ read more ]

RSVP Now for a Special NCI Event

A NCI Symposium Series Event: The Nature of Cyber Warfare Please join us for a special, RSVP only, event on The Nature of Cyber Warfare Tuesday September 16th from 9:00am – 11:30am... [ read more ]

Trust Us. . . . No Data was Lost

Word comes today that HealthCare.gov has been hacked by a person or person’s unknown. Reports indicate that the initial breach occurred in early June but went undetected until recently when IT specialists... [ read more ]

Home Depot Repairs after Cyber Attack

Yet another retailer has been hacked and everyone involved in the incident is scrambling to determine the amount of damage done. Home Depot announced Tuesday that it is cooperating with investigators to... [ read more ]

The Current State of Cybersecurity Education in the US & Around the World Webinar

On September 4, 2014, the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) hosted a webinar on “The Current State of Cybersecurity Education in the US and Around the World.” In the August 2014 edition of... [ read more ]

Free Course for Engineering Technology Professionals Now Open

The National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College is offering a free, non-credit, 8-week online, self-paced, introductory course in cyber security entitled: Professionals. Registration for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) opened on... [ read more ]