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Capitol Technology University Partners with Black Girls Hack



This summer, Capitol Technology University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with BlackGirlsHack, an organization founded by Tennisha Martin, to share knowledge and resources to help black girls and women break through barriers to careers in information security and cybersecurity.

Samsung TV’s Surprising Remote Capabilities

August 31, 2021
At the beginning of July 2020, a Samsung warehouse in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa was robbed of an unknown amount of Samsung televisions. While the thieves may have hoped to resale the TVs, Samsung’s new Television Block Function threw a wrench in that plan.

How Facebook's expanded cybersecurity red team efforts go far beyond the social network

August 27, 2021
Facebook’s red team has always thwarted hackers by hacking their own system to find its vulnerabilities. Now Facebook has realized how expanded cybersecurity red teams can better protect networks by assessing third-party systems.

The Ongoing Ransomware Crisis: A Cyber Expert's Perspective

August 5, 2021
In mid-May 2021, the CEO of Colonial Pipeline, a major gas pipeline that services much of the Eastern Coast of the U.S., admitted that his company paid hackers an estimated $4.5 million in ransom in return for releasing their compute

Critical Infrastructure and cybersecurity in food and agriculture industry

July 23, 2021
The COVID-19 crisis highlighted many critical infrastructure and supply chain issues in the farming and food industries, but cybersecurity in the agriculture industry is important too. The government plans to address all of this.

Questions of ethics arise as Google cybersecurity report exposes US counterterrorism effort

June 28, 2021
Google discovered that the US government used hacking as a counterterrorism tool. The decision of how to report this vulnerability presented an ethics challenge in the cybersecurity field that will impact the industry for years.

Healthcare Industry Using Data Analytics, Machine Learning, AI Innovations to Fight Fraud, Predict Outcomes

June 14, 2021
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services utilize predictive data analytics, machine learning and innovative AI tools as cybersecurity measures to mitigate fraud and predict health outcomes while ensuring no tax dollars are wasted.

Top 10 in-demand cybersecurity skills for 2021

May 24, 2021
The top 10 in-demand cybersecurity skills for 2021 include interpersonal skills, business acumen, and agility, items that might not initially come to mind when considering the field.

Healthcare Industry At the Top of Cybersecurity Threats in 2021

May 3, 2021
The Healthcare industry tops the list for cybersecurity threats in 2021. The demand for cybersecurity professionals continues to increase, as does the necessity for innovative new ways to combat ever-growing cyber threats.

Runa Sandvik: Cybersecurity Expert and Journalistic Ally

March 25, 2021
The news media is no stranger to trouble.