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Privacy advocates say “no” to eproctoring

Plus, the US and EU team up against ransomware, and the right to repair

25 June 2021 min read

How to protect yourself from the biggest password leak ever

perex__ Now's the perfect time to update your passwords and turn on MFA

Now's the perfect time to update your passwords and turn on MFA

21 June 2021 min read

iOS 15 helps normalize digital IDs

perex__ Plus, Android gets some new safety features and a single configuration error takes down websites around the world

Plus, Android gets some new safety features and a single configuration error takes down websites around the world

18 June 2021 min read

The US government's move is changing the ransomware landscape

perex__ While the government has released cybersecurity requirements many times in the past, it's the first time we’ve seen them issued so quickly in response to a known attack

While the government has released cybersecurity requirements many times in the past, it's the first time we’ve seen them issued so quickly in response to a known attack

15 June 2021 min read

Colonial Pipeline hobbled by a single password

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Colonial Pipeline CEO told the U.S. Senate that the massive ransomware attack that disrupted fuel shipments was caused by attackers stealing one password.

11 June 2021 min read

Reimagining staffing in the cybersecurity industry

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As the cybersecurity workforce shortage persists, it's time to assess what is and is not working in staffing practices

7 June 2021 min read

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Update your Mac to prevent sneaky screenshots

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Apple’s Big Sur 11.4 patches a security flaw that could be exploited to take screenshots, record audio and video, and access files on someone else’s Mac without their knowing.

28 May 2021 min read

The importance of equitable and inclusive access to digital learning

perex__ Although issues of equity and inclusion aren't new, the pandemic has focused awareness and foreshadowed the obstacles

Although issues of equity and inclusion aren't new, the pandemic has focused awareness and foreshadowed the obstacles

27 May 2021 min read

Insurer against ransom payments gets hit with ransomware

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Avaddon ransomware group targeted Asia-based insurer AXA with DDoS attacks and ransomware just a week after the insurance company announced it was dropping support for ransomware payments in France.

21 May 2021 min read

Can AI tell your age?

perex__ While social justice issues involving algorithms receive attention, there's little discussion around ageist algorithmic bias

While social justice issues involving algorithms receive attention, there's little discussion around ageist algorithmic bias

19 May 2021 min read

It took a pandemic to make QR codes relevant

perex__ Everything changed for QR codes when Covid-19 shut down the restaurant industry in early 2020

Everything changed for QR codes when Covid-19 shut down the restaurant industry in early 2020

17 May 2021 min read

Findings from Verizon's latest data breach report

perex__ This year's report records a rise in ransomware as well as a jump in social engineering-based breaches

This year's report records a rise in ransomware as well as a jump in social engineering-based breaches

17 May 2021 min read