Ben Hagen, is the current head of corporate information security at Facebook and former head of security for President Obama’s re-election campaign tech program. He and Dr. Rebecca Wynn, 2017 Cybersecurity Professional of the Year… Continue Reading What do Facebook and the 2012 U.S. presidential election have in common?
We can’t predict much about the future with certainty. However, it is a pretty safe bet that complex technologies will become increasingly intertwined in our daily lives. Though these technologies will undoubtedly make our lives… Continue Reading Contemplate the future at Lockdown 2018
If you’re using the popular utility 7-Zip and don’t update to the latest version, your PC could vulnerable. And speaking of vulnerable, if you haven’t changed your Twitter password lately, you should so so today. Continue Reading Cybersecurity roundup: 7-Zip & Twitter
Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018 Location: The Marquee Theater, Union South Time: 2 – 3:30pm Director and cast panel discussion 3:30 – 5pm movie screening Cost: Free Join the Office of Cybersecurity for… Continue Reading Cover your webcam. A FREE screening of Life Hack is coming to The Marquee!
On April 4, the UW-Madison Office of Cybersecurity held an open-campus listening session on new password guidelines. Here’s a transcript, lightly edited. Continue Reading Password guidelines listening session: transcript
UW System schools reported security concerns around activity on WebLogic web servers on December 29. UW Madison discovered that three servers had cryptocurrency malware (Bit Coin mining) installed through a vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic software. The servers were taken offline… Continue Reading Bitcoin malware removed from UW-Madison servers
On September 7, the consumer credit reporting agency Equifax announced a large cybersecurity breach impacting 143 million people. According to Equifax the breach includes names, social security numbers, birthdates, addresses, and in some instances, driver’s license… Continue Reading What to do if you’re part of the Equifax hack
The CISO’s Perspective Special Edition | Cyber criminals are constantly devising new and creative ways to scam you and compromise your personal and professional data. This article contains steps you can take to protect yourself and become a better cybercitizen. Continue Reading Cybersecurity Essentials: Keeping Yourself Safe & Secure Online
The truth of the matter is that cyber crimes do happen, and they can happen to you, but there are some ways you can protect yourself. Cyber fraud at UW-Madison There are a low number… Continue Reading How often does cyber fraud happen on campus?
The CISO’s Perspective / 2017 4th Edition Prior to the Renaissance, many mathematicians, theologians and philosophers believed the Earth was the center of a finite universe and that the sun, planets and stars orbited around… Continue Reading What Copernicus knew about cybersecurity operations