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Employers dream of brave hackers, protecting their systems. The girls ask them to restart their Windows and update their antivirus program. If Clark Kent were not Clark Kent, he would be a White Hat Hacker.
Despite the undoubted advantages, biometric technology still causes anxiety, due to its privacy issues.
False diplomas and changed notes: cheating during exams becomes more sophisticated
Arabianindustry.com on July 6, 2019
If he was shifting his news and accidentally noticed the announcement of "How to enter the school system and change grades", there could be two obvious conclusions:
- You probably have a young hacker in your circle;
- The cybersecurity of the education industry leaves much to be desired. In fact, the latter is nothing new today.
In the recent study, Kaspersky researchers discovered that, in addition to the popularity of hacking services for false ratings and grades during summer exams, these opportunities can be easily found through the quick search on the Internet. The experts also revealed a grade piracy service provider, which allows customers to choose a subject, grade level and issuing institution.
For most young people, who work hard to prepare and take exams, and the schools and colleges that support them, such traps can be very demoralizing, and this is apart from the fact that educational fraud is a crime.
David Jacoby, security evangelist in Kaspersky
In fact, the landscape of cybersecurity education is diverse The essential measure to protect your institution is the implementation of two-factor authentication and the establishment of a solid and adequate access control.
Become a white hat hacker with no additional costs: challenge accepted
Hackwarenews.com on July 5, 2019
Hackers They are superheroes of the current world. Employers dream of brave hackers, protecting their systems. The girls ask them to restart their Windows and update their antivirus program. If Clark Kent were not Clark Kent, he would be a White Hat Hacker.
It's not surprising that many tech-savvy people think about changing their career to ethical hacking, due to high demand and competitive salary. The main obstacle they face is getting an adequate education. However, entering the pirate labor market is quite feasible if you put in the work.
First, proven piracy skills are much more convincing than formal education certificates. In fact, a PhD. In computer science it is not likely to be a requirement for a white hat hacker job.
Second, there are many opportunities to gain practical knowledge through the use of different types of sources, such as reading books, taking courses and watching video tutorials.
Finally, some prestigious universities, such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, upload their computer conferences on YouTube for free. Therefore, becoming a white hat hacker is quite feasible than you might think.
Biometrics in the education sector: issue still controversial
Campus security on July 5, 2019
In the education industry, biometric technology, as an additional factor for physical access control, allows merging comfort and security while validating the "true identity."
Despite the undoubted advantages, biometric technology still causes anxiety, due to its privacy issues. For example, some biometric tools are vulnerable to fakes and hacking: an attacker can create a fake fingerprint and present it to a reader.
However, the article emphasizes that modern biometric solutions are equipped with anti-spoofing capabilities and integrated into secure platforms, so that privacy protection is carried out with a higher level of quality. These new options involve the improvement in life detection, system architectures and performance, which implies the ability to easily access control solutions.
Indiana University Initiative: Cybersecurity clinic to train safety professionals
CISO Mag on July 4, 2019
Since three universities in the US UU They have recently revealed data breaches (Graceland University, Oregon State University and Missouri Southern State University), after reading this news, I would probably sigh relieved.
The University of Indiana launches the Cybersecurity Clinic, the cybersecurity center for the training and treatment of security problems faced by government organizations, companies and individuals. What is noteworthy, the Clinic also aims to help non-profit institutions and small businesses strengthen their cybersecurity policy, protect intellectual property and improve the protection of data privacy.
As Indiana continues to establish a strategic framework for cybersecurity initiatives, we are committed to a holistic approach that combines the cyber experience and leadership of our universities, research centers and businesses.
Dave Roberts, director of innovation at Indiana Economic Development Corp.
Bobby the fish
Morning of fish, humans.
Selfish is a new species of fish, the last step of evolution found on the Internet. If the whales eat plankton, the egoists prefer the likes and the retweets. Selfish people are under cyber threat, due to the activity of hackers that they generally ignore.
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