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August 2014

How a password manager can help you stay more secure online

CBS News

With so many major retailers and social media sites falling victim to hacking, it seems more important than ever before to protect your personal data online. However, many computer users use the same passwords to login to multiple websites—a big mistake, according to security experts. (continue)

August 2014

Spy U: NYU Poly a rare 3-for-3 on NSA Centers of Excellence

The National Security Agency has three programs where it certifies universities as Centers of Academic Excellence: one in Information Assurance Education, another in Information Assurance Research and, most recently, in Cyber Operations. (continue)

July 2014

NSA targets college students to fill cyber professionals shortage

USA Today

In response to a shortage of cyber professionals in the U.S., the National Security Agency is reaching out to a younger crowd: college students. (continue)

June 2014

NSA Adds NYU School of Engineering to Exclusive Cyber Security List


The National Security Agency with United States Cyber Command recently recognized the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations... (continue)

April 2014

ATMs may be at risk from lack of Windows XP support

City News Toronto

Around 95 percent of the world’s ATMs are currently supported by Microsoft’s Windows XP, but come Tuesday, security updates will no longer be issued by the U.S. software giant... (continue)

March 2014

MLBAM introduces new way to analyze every play

BOSTON -- Baseball is a game of inches, and those inches will be measured in a brand new way.

Major League Baseball Advanced Media on Saturday introduced a revolutionary plan for in-ballpark infrastructure designed to provide the first... (continue)

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