International Women’s Day Celebration Today

March 8, 2022
Today, March 8th, is the annual observance of International Women’s Day, a day celebrating the significant impact of women to all aspects of our society.
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High-Performance Computing (HPC): Applications and Trends in Computer Science

March 7, 2022
High-performance computing (HPC) is a relatively new application being used across many STEM fields of study.
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A President's Day Celebration of Our STEM Leaders

February 21, 2022
It’s President’s Day here in the United States, a time to celebrate the past leaders of this country and all they have done to further develop it.
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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.
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Google and Microsoft Investing Billions in Cybersecurity 

October 11, 2021
A quick search on the internet of ransomware trends will return thousands of articles on the increasing number of ransomware attacks and cyberthreats, estimated by Cybersecurity Ventures to reach $20 billion in cost of damages this year. It’s no surprise then to hear that two of the largest tech companies are making substantial investments in improving cybersecurity efforts.  
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Email Spoofing: What is it, how does it work, and how do we prevent it? 

September 27, 2021
Email phishing is not a new concept. Since email became a widely-used method of communication, unscrupulous individuals have been sending emails for fake lotteries, invented inheritances, and fake charitable schemes. Many of these types of scams were easy to identify by looking at the sender. However, as technology has advanced, so have phishing schemes—especially in the form of email spoofing. 
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Malware at the Olympics: cybersecurity pros weigh in

February 15, 2018
If it wasn’t clear already, the weekend news out of Pyeongchang demonstrates it once more: nothing is immune from cyber attacks.
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Capitol's cybersecurity programs to be showcased at NSA-sponsored event

June 14, 2017
Cybersecurity professionals will gather at the Information Assurance Symposium (IAS) in Baltimore from June 19-21 to exchange knowledge and strategize ways of addressing today's emerging cyber threats. Capitol representatives will be on hand to inform participants about the university's pioneering programs in the field, including master's and doctoral programs that are offered online and tailored to working professionals.
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