cybersecurity http://wvxu.org en Phoning In Identity Theft http://wvxu.org/post/phoning-identity-theft <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>According to a recent report, there were 12.6 million victims of identity fraud in 2012. And increasingly, criminals are taking advantage of the poor security measures smartphone and tablet&nbsp; owners use to gain access to important personal&nbsp; information. Many users keep banking information on their phones or check their bank accounts via public Wi-Fi. And many people leave their phones unattended at their office&nbsp; or in their parked cars. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 11:30:05 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 19737 at http://wvxu.org Phoning In Identity Theft Protecting Against Cyber Attacks http://wvxu.org/post/protecting-against-cyber-attacks <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Internet attacks on nations, banks, universities and individuals have increased dramatically over the last few years. Dr. Richard J Harknett, head of the University of Cincinnati <a href="http://asweb.artsci.uc.edu/collegedepts/polisci/" target="_blank">Department of Political Science</a>, and <a href="http://cech.uc.edu/.html" target="_blank">UC </a>Associate Professor of Information Technology Mark Stockman discuss cyber security and protecting your <a href="http://sigite.org/" target="_blank">online information</a>.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 15222 at http://wvxu.org Protecting Against Cyber Attacks Preventing classified data from being compromised http://wvxu.org/post/preventing-classified-data-being-compromised <P><STRONG>The Pentagon is&nbsp;increasing its<STRONG> </STRONG>cybersecurity force fivefold&nbsp;</STRONG>after a series of hacking incidents that&nbsp; have originated&nbsp;in China and other places. In recent months U.S. businesses and newspapers have also been compromised.&nbsp; Suspects include organized rings&nbsp;and teenage hackers from Russia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Increasingly the U.S.&nbsp;government and businesses are taking steps to better protect themselves.<STRONG> Ann Thompson reports in Focus on Technology</STRONG>.</P> <P></P> <P> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 10:31:10 +0000 Ann Thompson 9688 at http://wvxu.org Preventing classified data from being compromised