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Capella launches NEW IAS program with Digital Forensics & Network Defense specializations

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Today, Capella announced the launch of a new online Master of Science in Information Assurance and Security, with specializations in Digital Forensics and Network Defense. This new program provides numerous advantages for working professionals seeking to advance their career with … Continue reading

Changing technologies: Aerospace and defense: challenging, high stakes field

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Current Capella PhD student, and SCEO at National Security Agency’s Threat Operation Center, featured in the article, “Changing technologies: Aerospace and defense: challenging, high stakes field”, published in the April/May edition of, Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information.

(ISC)2 webinar – From the Trenches: BYOD Program Deployments

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(ISC)2 webinar – From the Trenches: BYOD Program Deployments Capella employee, Matt Pellowski, is participating as a speaker in this roundtable discussion.   DATE: April 10th TIME: 12:00 PM Central Join this unique roundtable chat with three InfoSec Professionals who … Continue reading

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ISACA Webinar: Data-Driven Security – Using “Big Data” to protect the Enterprise

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ISACA Webinar – Sponsored by Capella DATE: March 27th TIME: 11:00 Central TITLE:  Data-Driven Security – Using “Big Data” to Protect the Enterprise                                                                      SPEAKER: Pete Lindstrom, Principal, Spire Security, LLC ABSTRACT: Data – big, small, or the perfect size for … Continue reading

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Bruce Schneier on taking back the Internet

Posted on by Mary Brown

Bruce Schneier, creator of some of the earlier encryption methodologies, has posted an interesting discussion about changes needed to restore trust in the concept of encryption that has taken some hard hits lately. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/05/government-betrayed-internet-nsa-spying  

Learner Spotlight: Brian Toevs, PhD

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

Capella Learner Brian Toevs just completed his dissertation, “THE INFLUENCE OF WRITTEN INFORMATION SECURITY POLICY ON DIGITAL FORENSIC DATA ANALYSIS: A CASE STUDY OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PRIVATE INVESTIGATIVE OPERATIONS ” The purpose of this qualitative case study was to … Continue reading

Worst Data breaches of 2012 – so far

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

Interesting article on the “worst data breaches” so far to date. .Also interesting is that the more these attacks happen, the less we know about them due to no national reporting requirements. The Senate had taken up the Cybersecurity Act … Continue reading

Is the Cloud at Risk

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

Interesting development with the Apple exploit and the issue with cloud storage, but not just Apple, Google, Amazon, etc., its a very interesting read on the issue with inference, and how many small pieces of data can lead to a … Continue reading

Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

Just in case you haven’t heard – make sure to check your PC for the DNS Changer Malware which is set to become active on Monday. While the news has been announced in the press for the last few months, … Continue reading

Interested in knowing more secrets around Securing your VPN?

Posted on by Mansour Sharha

VPN is now the ultimate solution to most if not all organizations to allow simpler work environment, further work flexibility, saving cost, and yet still perform the needed work remotely. But, as its with any technology. Security is still the … Continue reading

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