Monthly Archives: January 2013


Where do we draw the lines?

Posted on by Mary Brown

There is a link to the national news that describes an incident that presents some interesting conflicts: http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/01/20/youth-expelled-from-montreal-college-after-finding-sloppy-coding-that-compromised-security-of-250000-students-personal-data/ A student was expelled according to the article because he found poorly written code while working on a project. Finding and reporting … Continue reading

Disable JAVA?

Posted on by Mary Brown

A recent discovery of a vulnerability in JAVA has some security professionals including some in the government recommending that users disable JAVA in their browsers until a fix can be developed and distributed. Do you agree with this advice? Tell … Continue reading

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Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program 2013: Apply by Feb. 4, 2013

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

Capella learners are eligible to apply for the annual U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Scholarship Program because Capella has been designated as a Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) by the National Security Agency (NSA) … Continue reading

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