Kansas City Cyber Security & Technology (Cyber-Tech) Mentoring Symposium

Dr. Cheryl Cooper, CISSP, Lisa Oyler, Cisco CCNA, CCNA Security Expert, & Tammy Buckner, Co-Founder We Code KC Dr. Marge Sendze, Ph.D, Dr. Cass Butler, Krina Snider, T-Mobile Security Awareness Manager, Jonathan Hale, T-Mobile, Michael Meis, Security Leader H&R Block, and April Boyd-Noronha, Global D&I Advisor at XR Safety Initiative, Monica Rowe, CISO, Jennie Hanna, [...]

Smartphone Hacking will rise in 2012, Experts Warn

Smartphone Hacking will rise in 2012, Experts Warn By Herb Wesibaum Posted: January, 2012 Security experts predict 2012 will be a breakthrough year for cyber-attacks on smartphones. There are now enough of these mobile computers in use to make them an inviting target.  “Shopping and mobile banking are things that are going to leave a [...]

Better Business Bureau Warns Parents of Santa Wish List Scam Sites

Better Business Bureau Warns Parents of Santa Wish List Scam Sites Originally Posted Nov 14, 2011 @ 04:54 PM More than 60 domain names have been registered in the name of Santa Claus, offering children a wide range of opportunities to email St. Nick.  Sadly, some of the websites aren’t always so trustworthy and can [...]

Top 5 Mobile Phone Security Threats in 2012

Top 5 Mobile Phone Security Threats in 2012 Published: 9 Dec 2011 Lost and stolen smartphones and other mobile devices are the biggest mobile security threat to enterprises, according to security experts watching the evolving threat landscape. Yet, the hype around malware would lead users to believe otherwise. The risk of an employee leaving their [...]

Warning: Tips for Secure Mobile Holiday Shopping

Dec 6, 2011   Warning: Tips for Secure Mobile Holiday Shopping By Tony Bradley, PCWorld   I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. [...]

Online Holiday Shopping tips for Protecting Personal Information

Online Holiday Shopping tips for Protecting Personal Information Consumers can save money, time, and hassle during the holiday rush by shopping online, but they're also targets for identity theft and online scams. By Andrea Chang, Los Angeles Times November 24, 2011 As more shoppers turn to their computers and mobile devices to shop, spending smartly [...]

Black Friday, Cyber Monday 2011 to be Biggest yet for Mobile

Black Friday, Cyber Monday 2011 to be Biggest yet for Mobile   Secure Practices for Online Shopping Posted on 21 November 2011 As we prepare for Cyber Monday and a holiday season of increased online shopping, NCSA advises that everyone take a moment to practice safe cyber behaviors. These simple steps apply to everyone who [...]

The Dirty Dozen:12 Most Vulnerable Smartphones

The 12 Most Vulnerable Smartphones Nov 21, 2011 10:04 AM EST By Sara Yin How vulnerable is your smartphone to malware attacks?  Android is by far the most targeted mobile operating system, but some popular Android phones made by Samsung, HTC, and Motorola, fare a lot worse than others. Bit9, an enterprise-oriented security vendor, ranked [...]

This Year’s Easiest-to-Guess Passwords by Hackers

This year's easiest-to-guess passwords... as discovered by hackers that worked them out By Ted Thornhill Last updated at 12:50 PM on 18th November 2011 Despite widely publicized mass hacking attacks computer and smartphone users still leave themselves vulnerable by choosing passwords that are incredibly easy to guess. Password management app maker SplashData has revealed this [...]

Smart Phone Geotagging Raises Security, Privacy Concerns, Some coordinates accurate to within 15 to 30 feet

Smart Phone Geotagging Raises Security, Privacy Concerns, Some coordinates accurate to within 15 to 30 feet Updated: Wednesday, 23 Feb 2011, 8:18 AM CST Published : Wednesday, 23 Feb 2011, 12:09 AM CSTby Tom Lyden / FOX 9 News MINNEAPOLIS - What if someone could follow your every move and knew when you were at [...]