Entries by cpadmin

Highlights From the RSA 2019 Conference

RSA Speaker Highlights This year’s theme is, to put it simply, Better. Which means working hard to find better solutions. Making better connections with peers from around the world. And keeping the digital world safe so everyone can get on with making the real world a better place. Read more about Better. RSA Conference is […]

Cyber Hero Skip Brewer: From Skeptic to Mentor and Coach

Skip Brewer is the Computer Security Manager at the Elk Grove Unified School District, a position he took after several years in the IT industry. Given that experience, he was a little skeptical about cyber competitions when one of his teachers approached him about using a school computer lab to start a team. “The first […]

PayPal phishing scam posted as a promoted tweet on Twitter

Originally Posted On: cyware.com Twitter allowed a scammer to post a PayPal phishing scam as a promoted tweet on its social networking site. The phishing page asked visitors to login to their accounts and verify their details to win new year gifts. On 1, January 2018, a PayPal phishing scam was posted in Twitter as a […]

The solution to dysfunctional cybersecurity and network teams

Originally Posted On: techrepublic.com Learn why it’s critical to resolve trust issues and promote collaboration between your cybersecurity and network teams. One might expect people on different teams of a company’s IT department to be on the same page and have a certain amount of work-related trust for each other. It seems that neither “being on […]

6 new cyber threats for SMBs

Originally Posted On: bizjournals.com Hack attacks are evolving all the time, but 2019 will be a breakout year for a number of new and emerging attacks. While many businesses today still struggle with run-of-the-mill threats like phishing and un-patched software, they need to brace themselves for a wave of sophisticated hacks which will rely on new […]

Gamification: The Key To Making Cyber Learning Addictive

Originally Posted On: forbes.com How many times have you endured a dry-as-dust PowerPoint presentation or clicked through a tired e-learning course only to realize, despite hours of ‘teaching,’ you remember virtually nothing? It’s easy to blame yourself when this happens; you may feel guilty or even harbor doubts about your ability to retain knowledge. Don’t. There’s […]

What student developers want in a job (hint: it’s not ping pong)

Developers about to enter the workforce are looking for professional learning and work/life balance more than corporate perks, according to HackerRank. Originally Posted On: techrepublic.com Organizations desperate for software engineering talent tend to follow similar plays when it comes to attracting student developers about the enter the workforce, including offering perks like free food, beer, […]

ICT Dual Enrollment Classes Spike in Central Region

Like the almond and pistachio trees in California’s Central Region, careful crop tending and patience were the keys to success in building dual enrollment in ICT courses.  Dennis Mohle, ICT-DM Deputy Sector Navigator in the Central Region, said CyberPatriot was the catalyst that sparked the increase in enrollment.  “Three years ago, we had three CyberPatriot […]

Malware Companies Are Finding New Ways to Spy on iPhones

Kaspersky Lab’s found evidence that a small spyware government contractor sells iOS malware, showing it may not be as rare as some people think. Originally Posted on: motherboard.vice.com Thanks to a combination of tight controls and innovative security features, Apple has made the iPhone perhaps the most secure consumer device in the world. But nothing is […]

Cyber Hero Michael Specchierla: From teacher to technology innovator

Ticket Into Tech shows that IT and cybersecurity are for everyone Michael Specchierla’s career began as a teacher and librarian more than 20 years ago. As computers and the Internet made their way into schools in the mid-1990s, he quickly saw the potential they could have and, although he didn’t know exactly how everything worked, […]