By Nigel P. Melville
Nigel P. Melville is associate professor of Information Systems in the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
MOOCs are the latest in a long line of socio-technical systems to alter everyday work practices. One semester, a professor is teaching 85 MBA students in a large lecture hall, and the next, she's appearing in short online videos on Coursera viewed by thousands of students the world over. Overnight she's a household name. But what should we make of this?
By Shelby Cunningham, Marcelle Drakes-Ruffin, and Ashley Rae Tolbert
Shelby Cunningham, Marcelle Drakes-Ruffin, and Ashley Rae Tolbert are graduate students in the Master of Science in Information Security Policy and Management (MSISPM) program at Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University.
When Target fell victim to hackers seeking credit-card numbers, we were shocked to learn that it started with a social engineering attack against an HVAC company they used....
Nelson Cicchitto is chairman and CEO of Avatier Corporation, a company he founded in 1997.
It amazes me that, despite all the money being spent on security measures, from endpoints to data leak prevention to database security, the single largest vulnerability continues to be passwords. To be specific, 76% of all breaches over the past few years were based on weak or stolen password credentials according to one of the industry's...
Lance Spitzner is the training director for SANS Securing the Human.
A common misconception, including among security professionals, is that if someone is technical, they must be secure. If someone knows how to code in Python, configure a Unix server, or maintain a network of routers, then they must be secure. Unfortunately, that is not the case. In fact, technical individuals often pose a greater risk to an organization than general users because of their privileged...
Raechelle Clemmons is vice president and chief information officer at St. Norbert College.
Daniel J. Solove is the founder of TeachPrivacy and John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School.
It seems these days as though we're barraged by stories of privacy and data security incidents. Photos...