The Food and Drug Administration is Taking Steps to Make Sure Companies Defend Against Hacking

2018-09-12T12:07:23+00:00September 13th, 2018|

After a series of computer security problems in medical devices, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to make sure companies do as much as possible to defend against hacking and other threats. FDA staff members are examining companies’ [...]

Gov. Scott announces education initiatives to develop cybersecurity careers

2018-09-12T11:47:07+00:00September 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Barre, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Agency of Education announced this week the start of two major initiatives to develop state-wide career pathways in advanced manufacturing and cybersecurity. The Agency of Education is working in close collaboration [...]

Apple is Creating an Online Portal for Law Enforcement Data Requests

2018-09-10T17:25:39+00:00September 10th, 2018|Tags: , |

The tech giant is also upgrading its program that trains law enforcement in digital forensics. Apple and law enforcement have had a contentious relationship, frequently butting heads over what level of access Apple should provide officials when approached. The issue came into a rather [...]

Happy Pioneer Day!

2018-08-15T20:37:08+00:00July 24th, 2018|

Pioneer Day is an official holiday celebrated on July 24 in the U.S. state of Utah, and surrounding areas originally settled by Mormon pioneers. It commemorates the entry of Brigham Young (then the leader and prophet of the Mormon church) and the first group of Mormon pioneers into the Salt [...]

DNA Testing Service MyHeritage Leaks User Data of 92 Million Customers

2018-08-15T20:37:29+00:00June 7th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Account data tied to 92 million users of the genealogy and DNA testing service MyHeritage were found on a third-party “private” server in a breach that exposed usernames and passwords of customers. The breach is the largest since last year’s Equifax [...]