WASHINGTON DC - Michigan’s chief security officer, Chris DeRusha, has a new job - he’s the senior cybersecurity advisor for Democrat-presidential candidate Joe Biden. DeRusha was White House senior cybersecurity adviser and held a series of top cybersecurity jobs in the Department of Homeland Security during the Obama administration. Chris DeRusha He also
LANSING - By any measure, the number of professionals working from home (WFH) has skyrocketed during the pandemic. Public and private sector organizations quickly adopted telework practices for many staff, and in most cases, the results have been better than expected. So will we ever go back to the way things were before the pandemic?
CUPERTINO, CA. - Apple's Safari will take advantage later this year of new encryption technology that protects an important type of network communication called DNS. It's part of a broader movement to build privacy into internet technology like email and the web that initially sent sensitive data unprotected. DNS, short for Domain Name System, looks up the numeric
ANN ARBOR - Cybersecurity expert Richard Stiennon - author of There Will Be Cyberwar - provides warnings about how not to get scammed by a criminal or hacked website offering to provide COVID-19 tips, aid, or financial resources. https://youtu.be/FAHQhfrwDCQ?list=PL6GUBIAze2tZWi0oIe3paoFI0uvu5asXf Chief Research Analyst IT-Harvest Nov 2017 – Present2 years 8 months IT-Harvest is an industry analyst firm
DETROIT - Tamara Shoemaker, who head up the Michigan Cyberpatriot program, talks about how her students are taking classes, and participating in workshops, online. Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission. Our Mission: To increase the number of
TROY — Walsh has ranked no. 2 on the list of Top 20 Master’s in Information Technology programs by CyberSecurityMastersDegree.org. Other schools on the list included Carnegie Mellon, Virginia Tech and Illinois Institute of Technology. Schools were ranked based on course offerings, small faculty to student ratio, resources, overall value, student reviews and third-party recognition.
SAN FRANCISCO - IBM announced Monday that it's withdrawing from the general-purpose facial recognition market, saying it worries that the technology is being used to promote discrimination and racial injustice. "IBM firmly opposes and will not condone uses of any technology, including facial recognition technology offered by other vendors, for mass surveillance, racial profiling, violations of
LANSING - The Unemployment Insurance Agency today provided Michigan consumers with resources to help protect against unemployment identity theft and steps to take if they are victim. The agency recently warned residents of attempts by criminals to file imposter claims as part of an international criminal ring reported by the U.S. Secret Service (USSS) to
DETROIT - In the last five years I have been working to increase the number of Michigan students in the CyberPatriot program. During that time, I have run into teachers that go so far and beyond their normal teaching duties it leaves me speechless. Let me explain. CyberPatriot is an annual afterschool program from October
LEWES, DE - Atlas VPN released a report that said remote desktop protocol attacks rocketed by 330 percent in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The start of the these attacks increase correlates almost entirely with the start of lockdowns. From March 10, 2020, RDP brute-force attacks spiked in practically all selected countries. In the