Cybersecurity

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Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer Password

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.

10/13/2014

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Education Of A Hacker: One Woman’s Journey

As a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.

09/15/2014

From left: Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.); Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.) (Credit: Ian Bush)

Cybersecurity Panel Holds Congressional Field Hearing In Univ. City

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.

04/16/2014

(Manti Te'o, during the 2013 BCS Bowl.  Credit: Kevin C. Cox/ Getty Images)

Te’o Case Highlights Dangers of Internet, Local Cybersecurity Expert Warns

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.

01/18/2013

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Obama Expected to Pursue Cyber-Security Agenda In Second Term

Congress hasn’t been able to agree on much, including updating cybersecurity standards for the 21st century.

11/07/2012

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