Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Location: The Marquee Theater, Union South Time: 5:30 p.m. doors open; 5:45 – 7:30 p.m. film screening Cost: Free to attend; plus pizza, popcorn and beverages In case you missed… Continue Reading Life Hack: A cautionary tale about our digital privacy
As a general rule, fear, uncertainty and doubt (known as FUD in cybersecurity circles) are discouraged as an effective method of influencing audiences. Is there ever a situation where FUD is useful? Sam Curry is… Continue Reading Moving beyond FUD, Part II
The CISO’s Perspective 2018 – June At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, we know the higher education and research communities are, in practice and by necessity, an open and collaborative society driven by the need to… Continue Reading Moving beyond FUD, Part I
The 18th annual UW-Madison Lockdown Technology & Cybersecurity Conference took place on July 16, with nearly 320 attendees. Hosted for the first time at the Monona Terrace Convention Center in downtown Madison, the event featured… Continue Reading Lockdown 2018 concludes
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