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There’s a new way to create stronger passwords

You’ve probably seen those password meters that tell users how strong their passwords are. The thing is, those meters aren’t as effective as they could be, say research teams from Carnegie Mellon University and Chicago University. … Continue Reading

How your internship program can compete against tech giants

It’s that time of year again: The temperatures are rising, schools are out, and internships are blooming. … Continue Reading

Trump signs executive order aimed at improving national cybersecurity

Last Thursday, the president signed an executive order that directs executive branch agencies to modernize their IT infrastructure and cybersecurity systems. … Continue Reading

Highly effective Gmail phishing scam causes alarm for IT pros worldwide

A recent Gmail phishing scam took the world by storm and compromised several Google accounts. … Continue Reading

Where can you find the cracks in your cybersecurity armor?

When hackers evaluate the protections of a system, they’re looking for any chinks in the armor. … Continue Reading

Summer camps aim to address skills and gender gap

Summer is coming, and with it the fate of cybersecurity's future. … Continue Reading

Government misses major cybersecurity plan deadline

Last week was President Trump's 90th day in office, which coincided with his self-made deadline for when he planned to have a strong and aggressive plan on improving the nation's cybersecurity efforts. … Continue Reading

AI system Mayhem on display at Smithsonian

Artificial intelligence. It's so last year that it's now being displayed in museums. … Continue Reading

Hackers threaten to wipe 200 million iCloud accounts: Also, I have a bridge I’d like to sell you

Hackers from a new organization, the Turkish Crime Family, claim to have access to 200 million iCloud accounts and are going to wipe them unless Apple pays a ransom. Also, I have come into a very nice bridge and would be willing to cut you a great deal on it.  … Continue Reading

Malware targets industry: The fight gets real

A strain of malware that goes after industrial plants found that nearly 3,000 a year are infected with malware, signaling that hackers could potentially have real-life effects from their cybercrimes.  … Continue Reading