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Continued Fallout from SolarWinds Attack

November 15, 2021
In December 2020, multiple United States Federal agencies were successfully breached by hackers that have been linked to Russia. Among those departments hacked were the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Agriculture. The attack then spread to a number of corporations, greatly impacting business across the country.

Military Technological Innovations

November 12, 2021
The United States military has been responsible for a number of technological innovations. Many of these are integrated into our day-to-day lives and yet we have no idea that they originated in defense of our country. The list below highlights some of these innovations.

November is Aviation History Month

November 10, 2021
November marks Aviation History Month, a holiday mainly celebrated in America that is dedicated to learning about the history of aircrafts. The celebratory month began as a single day, when President Franklin D.

Technological Innovations by Native American Inventors

November 8, 2021
The month of November is dedicated to Native American Heritage, a 30-day holiday all about celebrating and honoring the contributions of Native Americans. As our own celebration of Native American Heritage Month, we at Capitol Tech would like to spread awareness of the many technological innovations created by Native Americans innovators.

Entrepreneurs to Watch During National Entrepreneurship Month

November 1, 2021
During November we have a lot to celebrate! Not only is this month dedicated to honoring Native American Heritage and Aviation History, but Capitol Technology University is also celebrating National Entrepreneurship Month. Entrepreneurship, defined as the ability to create a profitable business from an original idea, is near and dear to Capitol Tech.

National Internet Day

October 29, 2021
Mark your calendars on October 29th for this year’s National Internet Day, a time to celebrate the world wide web and the vital role it plays in the modern-day age of humanity.

Master of Research (M.Res.) in Cyberpsychology: Interview with Dr.Mary Aiken

October 22, 2021
Doctor Mary Aiken is a Professor and Chairwoman of the Department of Cyberpsychology at Capitol Technology University. Her work as a Cyberpsychologist inspired the CBS primetime show CSI: Cyber, and she is currently appearing in the new HBOMax documentary “15 Minutes of Shame,” which explores cyberpsychological aspects of online trolling and cancel culture

Understanding and Protecting Yourself from “Phishing” Attacks

October 21, 2021
As part of our continuing observance of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we thought it was crucial for our students, staff, and faculty to understand the concept of phishing and ways to defend against phishing attacks.

What is Industrial Hygiene?

October 20, 2021
Over centuries of activism and hard labor, industrial hygiene has become a staple and a standard in maintaining safety guidelines for workplaces everywhere. An article by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) defines the practice as “the science of protecting and enhancing the health and safety of people at work and in their communities.” Specialists in industrial hygiene are specifically trained to recognize the many hazards that could arise in various workspaces, and to take the action required to fix and stabilize the problem.

Perseverance Finds Success on Second Drilling Mission 

October 18, 2021
Having safely landed on Mars in February of 2021, the Perseverance rover has been exploring the surface of the red planet with much success. In August, the rover attempted one of its key missions— drilling and obtaining rock samples. However, the first attempt came up empty. While the drilling process was successful, no samples actually made it into the collection tube.