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October 20, 2014 | Joanna Lyn Grama
Joanna Grama is director of Data, Research, and Analytics Operations and the IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance Program and Cybersecurity Programs at EDUCAUSE.When the topic of information security comes up, we often think first how it can protect an institution's operational data and...
October 15, 2014 | Valerie M. Vogel
By Vaughn Eisler and Renault RossVaughn Eisler is a business development manager and Renault Ross is a national security architect at Symantec Corporation. The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a major departure in the history of the Internet, as connections move beyond computing systems and...
October 14, 2014 | Karen McDowell
Karen McDowell is an information security analyst at the University of Virginia.The Internet of Things (IoT) interests and excites people for a number of reasons, not the least being that these Internet devices, ranging from industrial sensors to complex CT scanners, can make our lives easier,...
October 13, 2014 | Valerie M. Vogel
By Shelby Cunningham, Marcelle Drakes-Ruffin, and Ashley Rae TolbertShelby 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...
October 7, 2014 | Nelson Cicchitto
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...
October 6, 2014 | Lance Spitzner
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...



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