Drexel University is being deployed to the front lines of the cybersecurity fight. The US Army Reserve has picked the school, along with a half-dozen others across the country, to train soldiers in the field of information warfare.
The “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.
As a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.
The gavel came down on a Congressional hearing this morning, but it was in University City, not Capitol Hill, where the House Homeland Security subcommittee on cybersecurity called witnesses to testify on protecting our personal information.
It may have been a type of Internet hoax called “catfishing.” That’s a scam in which an online persona is created to reel in someone else.
Congress hasn’t been able to agree on much, including updating cybersecurity standards for the 21st century.