Monthly Archives: September 2010


The Internet and the Feds–The Ongoing Saga

Posted on by Mary Brown

Encryption and other technologies designed to protect privacy and anonymity on the Internet create a tension with the need for legitimate intelligence collection activities. Where is the line between personal privacy and societal rights to safety and security. How much … Continue reading

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Is a cyber attack beginning?

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

Information assurance experts believe that another attack will be started with a cyber attack, in the hopes of knocking down a nation’s critical infrastructure or cause panic among the population. It seems that a new computer worm, “Stuxnet” is showing … Continue reading

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What’s the problem with patching?

Posted on by Mary Brown

The top 10 security threats report that the way to sensitive assets is still too often through vulnerable applications. Why have we not yet solved this problem and are there any really creative ideas out there for how to mitigate … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Securing Development Through Collaboration ISC2

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ISC2 in combination with application security experts and academics discuss the role of collaboration in building a secure development framework. Listen to the podcast.

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“Securing development through collaboration.” Webinar Sept. 14

Posted on by Mary Brown

Participate in the (ISC)2® ThinkTank roundtable webinar—Securing development through collaboration. Date: Sept. 14 Time: Noon, Eastern time. The webinar, featuring Capella faculty member, Mary Brown, will discuss how organizations have addressed issues like understanding the development mindset, best practices, and … Continue reading

ISSAEF Scholarship — Deadline: Nov.1, 2010

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

The Information Systems Security Association Education Foundation (ISSAEF) proudly announces a scholarship for outstanding students. To be eligible a student must be pursuing a career in information security and privacy, and must be an active, full-time undergraduate or graduate student … Continue reading