Monthly Archives: December 2009


2010 Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program

Posted on by Lovald Nicole

Capella learners are eligible for the annual Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Scholarship Program because Capella is part of a select group of institutions to earn the Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) designation from the … Continue reading

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Obama Appoints New Chief of Cybersecurity

Posted on by Mary Brown

Nytimes.com announced that President Obama has appointed Howard Schmidt to be the long awaited Cybersecurity Czar.  Schmidt has held a range of high visibility security positions. In a position that has frequently turned over, with most of those leaving citing … Continue reading

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Cisco Annual 2009 Security Report

Posted on by Mary Brown

Cisco has published their 2009 security report where they review existing security issues and try to identify some trends. Does this analysis fit with your experience or do you recommend changes or additions to this work? Read the Cisco 2009 … Continue reading

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Job Opportunities

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

Proteus technologies, a leading provider of innovative software and engineering solutions is looking for qualified candidates in the Baltimore and Forte Meade, MD area. Please see attached job descriptions in the fields of software developers, database engineers and administrators and … Continue reading

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H1N1 Malware Exploit

Posted on by Mary Brown

Ryan Naraine of ZDnet reports on a new exploit that follows a long held pratice by the hacking community of exploiting large public events or incidents.  In this case there is a spoof email going around that leverages the general … Continue reading

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