Tag Archive: National Cyber Security Awareness Month

UCSB Hosts 8th Semiannual UC Cyber Security Summit

Professor Giovanni Vigna delivers the keynote address on artificial intelligence as a security tool.

By Harrison Tasoff. Cyber security is constantly evolving as security experts and their adversaries develop and adapt new techniques to their trade. Researchers, companies and professionals from the security community discussed emerging trends in the field during the 8th semiannual…
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October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

2019 National Cyber Security Awareness Month Theme

By Jeané Blunt. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) was created by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance to help everyone stay safe online. Now in its 16th year, NCSAM has grown exponentially and…
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Money, Mayhem, Mortality: A Cyber Tale

By Yvonne Tevis. It was a stormy night on the Dark Web.

But on a sunny UC campus one morning, Jack Tern was plowing through email. The ‘replies-to-all’ were driving him batty. So much work piling up, meetings to arrange, invoices…
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Tips for Selecting & Managing Passwords

Hand grabbing password out of binary code

By Michelle Phung, Isabelle Nguyen and Julie Goldstein. Passwords are the key to almost everything you do online, and you probably have multiple passwords that you use throughout the day. Choosing hard-to-hack passwords and managing them securely can sometimes seem…
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Make It a Habit! Eight Habits to Keep You Safe Online

8 Smart Cybersecurity Habits

By Bill Green, Timo Papandreopoulos and Julie Goldstein.  Every new cyber-attack or scam seems to be accompanied by a barrage of cybersecurity tips, pointers, dos and don’ts that we’re expected to follow to keep ourselves and our families safe and secure….
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