It only takes one device to hack a network

A corporate laptop being used in a coffee shop at a weekend was enough to allow a sophisticated cybercrime group to compromise an organisation’s entire infrastructure.   The incident was detailed by cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike as part of its Cyber Intrusion Services Casebook 2018 report and serves as a reminder that laptops and other devices that are secure while […]

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An entirely free 9th grade computer science curriculum from Carnegie Mellon University

“Think, Khan Academy on steroids.” “This isn’t ‘drag and drop’ programming. We’re teaching [kids] to use Python, a text-based programming language that is the most widely taught language at the university level.” Professor David Kosbie Currently, CMU’s CS Academy is running its second pilot program of its initial course offering, a 9th grade CS1, Intro […]

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The Pudding’s data visualizations are amazing

The Pudding’s data visualizations are amazing. Source: The Pudding Oh my goodness, the Pudding’s visualizations and research are amazing. I could spend all day reading through their data and seeing the data visualized. If The Pudding has covered a topic you are covering in class, their visualizations and information would be well worth sharing! […]

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Some password security myths

Before we can pick a path to follow into the future of authentication, we must first overcome some myths and misconceptions around passwords that are still widely held, even by security professionals. Source: It’s Time to Dispel These 6 Dangerous Password Myths I would add one more, forcing password resets on a regular basis does not […]

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Test your phishing email detection skills with Google

Test your phishing email detection skills with Google. Source: Phishing Quiz Phishing is a hacking technique where the attacker fakes their identity to the victim, hoping the victim will not notice that they are not talking to who they think they are.  At my school we’ve had several emails from attackers saying they are a principal, […]

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