Monthly Archives: August 2011


Minnesota Online Safety ACTION Forum

Posted on by Mary Brown

Don’t miss The Minnesota Online Safety ACTION Forum Date Friday, September 9, 2011 Time 2:30-4:30 p.m. CT Location Saint Paul College Auditorium, 235 Marshall Ave. City Saint Paul, MN Register here

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Skilled Hackers or Failure to Use Due Care?

Posted on by Mary Brown

What are the implications of the idea that the recent flurry of hacking incidents is as much a failure of policy and governance within the organizations as it is being the target of highly skilled hackers? Tell us what you … Continue reading

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New Worm Attacking RDP

Posted on by Mary Brown

Seems to rely on poor passwords… any ideas as to what the point may be? Read articles from The Register and F-Secure. Let us know your thoughts.  

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Hacking the iPhone — Trivial Pursuit?

Posted on by Mary Brown

Are the security controls available with the iPhone adequate to support the ‘there is an app for everything’ world? What do you think?     __._,_.___  

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Are Medical Devices Hackable?

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

While we normally worry about computer systems being hacked, it now turns out that medical devices can be hacked as well. This article from Information Week discusses one example — but thinking about all the new technologies combining medical and … Continue reading

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