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Alien Harry Solomon (AKA French Stewart) experienced minor convulsions whenever the chip implanted in his brain started to transmit an "Incoming message from the Great Big Head" in the TV show 3rd Rock from the Sun. How 1990s! The March 2012 South by... Read More
| Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Information Assurance Blog

"Be the change that you wish to see in the world." —Mahatma Gandhi I am convinced that those who pursue information assurance (IA) studies share a deep commitment to changing the way technology is practiced. Have you ever...
One of the reasons I enjoy teaching and writing blog posts is to share with you my past mistakes so that you hopefully don’t have to suffer through the consequences of those mistakes as I did. One such mistake I made early...
The legal stakes have never been higher for those practicing cybersecurity. In fact, in December 2013, Affinity Gaming, a casino operator based in Nevada, reported suffering a security breach of its payment card systems by...
A common approach to detecting hackers on your network is to focus on different components of what is known as the “cyber kill chain.” This term was first created by Lockheed Martin to record their success in identifying and...
It's beginning to look a lot like . . . cyber hack season!!! To the list of Christmas villains—think the Grinch, Scrooge, King Herod, Scut Farcus, Professor Hinkle —let's add the opportunistic, mean-spirited cybercriminals...
Over Thanksgiving, I had the opportunity to play Call of Duty Black Ops 3 on my 10-year-old nephew’s Xbox. For those not familiar with the game, it’s a multiplayer game where teams remotely compete against one another in...