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The Next Big Threat: Cyberterrorism

It should not come as a surprise that cybercrime is becoming a huge epidemic. Today it is hard to find really anything that is not digitalized, which can have both positive and negative outcomes. 576 more words

Critical Infrastructure

Russia reportedly hacked Pentagon computers

Russian hackers attacked the US Defense Department’s unclassified email system around July 25, sources tell NBC News, forcing the Pentagon to shut the system down for two weeks.  124 more words


Baron Verulam of Verulam and Viscount of St. Albans 1561-1626(English philosophers) once said that ‘Crime is always a by-product of an innovation or invention… 1,977 more words


Blip...You're Dead.

Teva and Microchips Biotech partner on digital drug delivery.

Are you one of those people who has a large amount of medications to take on a regular basis?  595 more words


The Cryptowars

The battle between Washington and Silicon Valley over encryption

As a cybercriminologist, I walk the fine line between protecting people and corporations (I make the distinction, regardless of what SCOTUS says) from both criminal activity and unjust legislation or unwise technological uses and development and finding new ways to go after the criminal elements within the advancement of cyberspace to the Internet of Things.  512 more words


Giant hack may be first step in pursuit of bigger US secrets

Giant hack may be first step in pursuit of bigger US secrets.


Please click on link to read the complete report from the Associated Press. 842 more words

Workers Ignoring Known Cyber Risks, Surfing Adult Content and Downloading Unapproved Apps

Blue Coat Systems global survey of 1580 respondents across 11 countries highlights a global trend of employees ignoring cyber risks while at work. Results from the survey found that universally, workers visit inappropriate websites while at work despite typically being fully aware of the risks to their companies. 503 more words

Brian Pennington