Information Assurance Scholarship Program: Capitol Technology University

Picture this: a full scholarship package enabling you to complete your cybersecurity education without being hampered by financial burdens. In addition, a generous stipend covering room and board. And the assurance of federal government employment The post Information Assurance Scholarship Program: Capitol Technology University appeared first on SecurityOrb.com.
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The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Issues Advice on Ransomware

The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) of Carnegie Mellon University has released a blog post on best practices for preventing and responding to ransomware. This common malware captures, encrypts, and holds your data to extort a The post The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Issues Advice on Ransomware appeared first on SecurityOrb.com.
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Kmart Stores Battling Malware-Based Security Breach of its Store Credit Card Processing Systems. Again…

An article by Brian Krebs from KrebsonSecurity.com: For the second time in less than three years, Kmart Stores is battling a malware-based security breach of its store credit card processing systems. Last week I began hearing from The post Kmart Stores Battling Malware-Based Security Breach of its Store Credit Card Processing Systems. Again… appeared first on SecurityOrb.com.
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Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 11, 2017 Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – The post Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure appeared first on SecurityOrb.com.
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SHA-1 (Secure Hash Algorithm 1) Hash Function Broken Again by Researchers

SHA-1 (Secure Hash Algorithm 1) Hash Function Broken Again by Researchers Researchers from Google and the CWI Institute revealed that they had found a consistent way to break the cryptographic hash function SHA-1 (Secure Hash The post SHA-1 (Secure Hash Algorithm 1) Hash Function Broken Again by Researchers appeared first on SecurityOrb.com.
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