Cyber Defense

Kamala Harris To Prioritize Cybersecurity And Global Health In Foreign Policy Platform

WASHINGTON DC - While the White House tackles domestic crises stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, Vice President Kamala Harris is looking beyond U.S. boundaries to develop her foreign policy portfolio. Harris aides have declined to detail her top domestic areas of responsibility, but two top White House officials told CBS News she has at least

By |2021-02-26T19:26:18-05:00February 26th, 2021|Cyber Defense, Politics, Politics/Government|

Comerica Names Juan Rodriguez Chief Information Security Officer

DETROIT - Comerica has named Juan Rodriguez Executive Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, reporting to Executive Vice President and CTO Megan Crespi. Rodriguez oversees Comerica’s enterprise-wide information security policy, strategy, architecture, operations and capability enhancements of the bank. He joined the bank Feb. 16 will at Comerica’s technology headquarters in Auburn His. Juan

By |2021-02-26T17:18:23-05:00February 26th, 2021|Cyber Defense|

ISSA Motor City Chapter Meeting Feb. 18 Cybersecurity In The Age Of COVID

DETROIT - Motor City ISSA is hosting a virtual chapter meeting Feb. 18 focused on Cybersecurity in the age of COVID - a trip down the risk mitigation lane. Guest speaker is Juman Doleh-Alomary, Director of IT Audit at Wayne State University. The COVID 19 pandemic put a strain on organizations worldwide to continue operating despite

By |2021-02-13T17:22:35-05:00February 13th, 2021|Cyber Defense|

Cyber Hacks, Ransomware and Solarwinds Revisited

ANN ARBOR - Cybersecurity experts Richard Stiennon and Dan Lohrmann return on MITech TV to analyze the latest cyber threats, including ransomware attacks, database hacks and Solarwinds revisited. If you are worried about bad actors causing havoc in your business or government agency, you need to watch this video interview.   Dan Lohrmann

By |2021-02-12T12:53:54-05:00February 12th, 2021|Cyber Defense, mitechtv|

SMCA, WIN Get $10 Million For Michigan Cybersecurity, Robotics And Automation Training

DETROIT – The Southeast Michigan Community Alliance and Workforce Intelligence Network have been awarded a $10 million grant to invest in workforce training from the U.S. Department of Labor. The funding is a portion of a larger $145 million award from the department distributed to workforce programs nationwide. “The Building an Industry Infinity Supply Chain $10 million

By |2021-02-05T16:20:45-05:00February 5th, 2021|Cyber Defense|

Michigan Cyber Patriot Program Seeks Industry Help

ANN ARBOR - Tamara Shoemaker, director of the Michigan Cyber Patriot program, said she needs help from Michigan businesses that want to keep her program, which trains grade school kids to become cyber professionals, doing its job. Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will

By |2021-02-05T12:45:35-05:00February 4th, 2021|Cyber Defense, mitechtv|

Michigan Launches Free App To Protect Mobile Devices From Cyber Threats

LANSING - The state of Michigan is now providing residents access to a free mobile application that can detect threats to their mobile devices. The Michigan Secure app alerts an individual of suspicious activity on their mobile device, allowing them to interact with the digital world with greater confidence. “Our reliance on mobile devices has

By |2021-02-04T16:31:00-05:00February 4th, 2021|Cyber Defense, Featured, IoT|

Michigan CyberPatriot Program Needs Industry Support To Survive

DETROIT - ​CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association. Its goal is to inspire students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines critical to our nation's future. CyberPatriot consists of four programs, the middle and high school cybersecurity competitions, summer camps, a free

By |2021-02-01T12:46:00-05:00February 1st, 2021|Cyber Defense, Guest Columns|

How To Set Up Amazon’s Alexa Guard Plus For Your Echo Smart Speakers And Displays

SEATTLE - Amazon recently launched Alexa Guard Plus, a premium subscription upgrade to the free Alexa Guard service launched in 2019. With both services, your smart speaker or smart display listens for sounds that could indicate trouble. Which sounds it listens for depends on whether or not you're willing to pay a premium. The paid service includes

By |2021-01-31T11:22:12-05:00January 31st, 2021|Cyber Defense|

Signal vs. WhatsApp vs. Telegram: What To Know Before You Switch Messaging Apps

SAN FRANCISCO - If your choice of encrypted messaging app is a toss-up between Signal, Telegram and WhatsApp, do not waste your time with anything but Signal. This isn't about which has cuter features, more bells and whistles, or is most convenient to use -- this is about pure privacy. If that's what you're after, nothing beats

By |2021-01-24T18:30:09-05:00January 23rd, 2021|Apps, Cyber Defense|