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    State-Sponsored Weaponization of ChatGPT: AI Turns Cyber Warfare Threat

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    Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing the world. We see it in self-driving cars, facial recognition software, and our favorite streaming recommendations. But what happens when this powerful technology falls into the wrong hands? Recent revelations from Microsoft and OpenAI (developers of ChatGPT) confirm a chilling reality: state-sponsored hackers are turning the advanced language model […] More

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    Is Your Face at Risk? “Gold Pickaxe” Malware Threatens Your Identity

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      The Dangerous New Hack That Could Hijack Your Identity A disturbing new form of malware is making waves in the cybersecurity world. Dubbed “Gold Pickaxe,” this dangerous software uses social engineering tricks to steal your face and, ultimately, your money. The alarming potential for identity theft and financial fraud cannot be understated. Unlike standard […] More

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    Secure Your WordPress: Spot & Stop Fake Alerts!

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    WordPress is synonymous with website creation, powering a substantial portion of the internet. Yet, with great popularity comes significant vulnerability. Recent developments have seen an alarming trend: the spread of fake security alerts targeting WordPress sites. This blog post delves into this rising concern, offering insights and strategies to safeguard your digital presence. The threat […] More

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    Breaking News: US Government Implements Aggressive Cybersecurity Regulations – Here’s What You Need to Know!

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    On Thursday, the White House revealed the National Cyber Strategy of the United States, which sets out long-term objectives for promoting secure practices among individuals, governments, and corporations in the digital space.  The plan entails compelling computer and software companies to create safer products by exerting more pressure on them to conduct extensive testing and […] More

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    How to Stay Safe Online When Buying Gifts This Christmas

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    Most people are probably still looking for the perfect Christmas deals. However, with the Covid virus still, very much around, even more of us (I’m one of them) know that it is probably safer to purchase presents online. With that said, it is important to click carefully when shopping online. Avoid fake promotions Cybercriminals will […] More

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    The European Union will set up a joint cybersecurity unit to combat cyber threats.

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    In response to the increasing frequency of cyber-attacks, the European Commission has presented a proposal for a new joint cybersecurity unit capable of a modern and coordinated response. The EU Commission has stressed that cyber-attacks are growing in scale and have a severe impact on the functioning of public services and individuals’ lives. Too often, […] More

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    Cybersecurity mitigation spending has exceeded $150 billion this past year.

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    Cybersecurity mitigation spending has exceeded $150 billion this past year, which is the highest in history. There is a significant proportion of CIOs who have invested the time and money in making their company’s cybersecurity better this year! According to the latest forecast from market analyst firm Gartner, spending on information security technologies and services […] More

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    Why Social Engineering is Still a Big Problem in 2021

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    Social engineering is one of the most commonly used methods of stealing information from individuals and businesses alike. This is a form of cyberattack that is usually difficult for a user to recognize because it mostly relies on human interaction rather than computer code. The most important thing to remember about this method of attack […] More

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    Future Considerations

    Future Considerations

    Strategic Cybersecurity, Module 15: Future Considerations. This final lecture of the course “Strategic Cybersecurity” discusses topics for students to consider in the future. The module focuses on three primary concerns: the need for cybersecurity analysis to be interdisciplinary in nature, the adversarial realm that is concerned with destroying data due to perceived diplomatic slight, and […] More

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    Critical Infrastructure

    Critical Infrastructure

    Strategic Cybersecurity, Module 14: Critical Infrastructure. The U.S. government’s approach to protecting critical infrastructure from physical and cyber attacks has evolved over the past half-century, with presidential administrations creating various entities to better protect the country’s infrastructure. This lecture discusses this history and discusses the creation of Information Sharing and Analysis Centers, or ISACs. The […] More

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    Economics, Government Regulation, and Cybersecurity

    Economics Government Regulation and Cybersecurity.

    Strategic Cybersecurity, Module 13: Economics, Government Regulation, and Cybersecurity. Cybersecurity may be considered both a public and a private good, requiring cooperation and collaboration between the public and private sectors. This can be difficult, given the private sector’s typical suspicion of government assistance. This lecture discusses economics and government regulation in achieving cybersecurity. The Objectives […] More

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