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Tag: Cyber Security
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From Heartbleed to cyberbullying to the recent security breaches at Target, the Internet can be a dangerous place for people and data. Experts estimate that cyber crime accounts for losses of $100 billion to $3 trillion every year. At the next STEM Café, Raimund Ege, associate professor in NIU’s Department of Computer Science, will lead...
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To all members of the Northern Illinois Community: Heartbleed is a significant Internet security vulnerability that has gathered media attention because it has existed, without detection, for two years and poses the possibility that confidential information has been stolen without any detectable trace. NIU has this vulnerability and is working to fix it in those...
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The Cloud is all around us. A swirl of data, program suites and virtual store fronts such as Amazon, iTunes, and Google Drive are revolutionizing the way that we use and store information. This revolution will provide great opportunities for experts who understand Cloud computing. Research from Microsoft shows that public and private Cloud services...