Post Tagged with: "cybersecurity"

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Cybersecurity experts James Carafano ,left, Robert Lieber and Samuel Visner discussed the role of social media in Russian election interference.

Cybersecurity Experts Discuss Russian Election Interference

The United States government must evaluate the role of social media networks in facilitating Russia’s ongoing cyberwarfare campaigns in European elections and Eastern European government affairs, two cybersecurity experts argued during an event Wednesday. Speaking on a panel organized by the Alexander Hamilton Society, an international relations club, James Carafano[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Washington Needs More Cybersecurity Skills, Experts Say

Greater understanding of cyberspace and government support for improving cybersecurity are urgently needed, according to a panel of cyber experts who spoke Oct. 17 as a part of the Washington, D.C. CyberWeek. The panel in the Healey Family Student Center Social Room featured David Fahrenkrug, a former U.S. Air Force[Read More…]

by October 23, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students of Georgetown, Inc. and the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union are responding to recent cyberattacks around the country with new protocols.

Campus Groups Strengthen Cybersecurity Protocols After Attacks

Two Georgetown University student organizations are increasing security measures to protect against cyberattacks, according to senior leadership of the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union and Students of Georgetown, Inc. The Corp is currently formalizing password guidelines and implementing a company-wide password policy for Corp-specific online accounts. Meanwhile,[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Georgetown Offers Cybersecurity Scholarship

Georgetown started a cybersecurity scholarship program March 15 in which both graduate and undergraduate students will be able to receive tuition and stipend benefits in exchange for working in the public sector after graduation. The department of computer science helped secure a $5 million National Science Foundation grant to fund the[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
The Rising Dangers Of Botnets

The Rising Dangers Of Botnets

It is today estimated that the internet connects over 28 billion devices: computers, phones, thermostats, lockboxes, pet-food dispensers, power grids and much more. While a growing network of 28 billion devices presents an enormous opportunity for individuals and companies to connect, communicate, and transact, it also presents an enormous risk.[Read More…]

by March 30, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Cyber Threats Pose a Danger to Mergers

Cyber Threats Pose a Danger to Mergers

Verizon Communications announced its intention to acquire Yahoo for $4.83 billion July 2016. In striking this deal, Verizon sought to strengthen its position in the digital advertising and media markets that it operated in under its subsidiary, AOL Inc. Those hopes were dashed in September when Yahoo announced that a[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top

EDITORIAL: Confronting Cyber Threats

In the past year, the news cycle has featured stories of data breaches on an almost weekly basis. Last week, Wikileaks revealed a previously secret email archive from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about speeches made to corporations. Before the Democratic National Committee convention in July, the DNC’s servers[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Cybersecurity: Your Priority in a Dangerous Digital Age

Cybersecurity: Your Priority in a Dangerous Digital Age

While Americans are still processing the fate of our country after the first presidential debate earlier this week, the FBI is investigating yet another major cyber security breach. This time, the targets of the attack were the cellphones of an undisclosed number of Democratic Party staffers. While these breaches have[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top

DC Newest Hub for Cybersecurity

While D.C. is known for its think tanks and consulting firms, a new niche might be making its mark on the D.C. employment scene in the near future: cyber security. In February 2013, President Obama launched the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative to enhance U.S. counterintelligence, review cybersecurity practices at all[Read More…]

by January 31, 2014 0 comments City News, News