Several CS Students Earn Fellowships that Recognize Research…

Since the time she was a first-year student at Spelman College, Margie Ruffin could clearly see the impact computing had on everyday people.

Margie Ruffin

An internship with a government agency that same year helped cement this in her mind, as she worked alongside computer scientists conducting forensic analysis, reverse engineering, and security analysis. Now, as a third-year PhD student

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President’s Commentary: Cloud Computing: Get It Right but Ge…

John Sherman, the Defense Department’s chief information officer, recently explained to members of Congress that when it comes to the Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract, the department needs to “move with a sense of urgency” while also taking the time to “get this right.”

The JWCC is the department’s largest commercial cloud venture to date and is led by

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Bolster security through genuine distributors

The growing challenge of defending against cyberattacks demands strategic planning and investments from IT decision-makers.

CRN‘s latest research on this topic, conducted in partnership with Microsoft, reveals the positive impact that choosing authorised distributors for genuine software purchases, can have on security.

Around 70 per cent of survey respondents say they would only purchase software from an authorised distributor.

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ALERT: TECH SUPPORT SCAMS – CapeStyle Magazine Online

Last month, LCSO was notified of a “Geek Squad” scam that had been reported to our Economics Crime Unit.

Along similar lines, it appears that “Tech Support” scams have become commonplace and have been reported to our agency.  This fraudulent activity involves criminals falsely representing legitimate companies in an attempt to share personal information, make payment for bogus antivirus software

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