November 15, 2021
Continued Fallout from SolarWinds Attack
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.
November 12, 2021
Military Technological Innovations
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 8, 2021
Technological Innovations by Native American Inventors
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.
November 1, 2021
Entrepreneurs to Watch During National Entrepreneurship Month
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.
October 22, 2021
Master of Research (M.Res.) in Cyberpsychology: Interview with Dr.Mary Aiken
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
October 21, 2021
Understanding and Protecting Yourself from “Phishing” Attacks
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.
October 20, 2021
What is Industrial Hygiene?
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.
October 18, 2021
Perseverance Finds Success on Second Drilling Mission
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.