In the News: When Twitter Goes Bad

As quoted in: Herold, Benjamin. “Hacked Twitter Accounts a New Headache for Schools.” Education Week. 28 September 2017. “Platforms such as Twitter are awash in […]

Hacked Twitter Accounts a New Headache for Schools

After hackers struck, Nevada's Foothill High and Florida's St. Lucie schools were faced with offensive content coming from their official Twitter accounts.

Special Report – Hacking in the MR World

Earlier this year, I attended a VR/AR/MR conference in London, UK.  While sitting in a session with a group of experts in the space, I […]

Popular Ed-Tech Platform Edmodo Hacked, Faulted for Ad-Tracking

Motherboard reported that millions of Edmodo user records were for sale on the dark web. The company has removed code that tracked student and teacher […]

Should We Be Sending Students Who Hack Their Schools to Jail?

Some trends are emerging in reviewing the data assembled for the K-12 Cyber Incident Map. One trend involves how K-12 students caught being involved in and/or instigating […]

How Should We Address the Cybersecurity Threats Facing K-12 Schools?

Thanks to my invited participation in the National Governors Association regional summit, Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge, I thought I’d take the opportunity […]

Why None of us are Above Cyber Attacks: How Hackers Broke into John Podesta and Colin Powell’s Gmail Accounts

It’s fair to say that when it comes to high profile cyber security failures, the past twelve months have seen more than their fair share. […]

Digital Luxembourg Interviews-Hackerspaces-SYN2CAT-LEVEL2

. . Hackerspaces-SYN2CAT-LEVEL2 . Today on 10-10-2016 I visited THE pioneer of the Hackerspaces in Luxembourg-City <===> https://level2.lu/ <===> and I was heartily welcomed by Georges […]

Learn about IT, security and hacking online for free

The term ‘hacking’ is much more than using software to brute-force a password, or hiring a botnet to launch DDoS attacks against a website for […]

Tech Director Chat #33 – Ben’s Emails Can’t Be Trusted

And we’re back! Every podcast deserves an extended mid-Winter break of more than two months, right? I dusted off the microphone, put aside Spring Assessment […]

Ethical Hackers: IT Security Superheroes

  Hacking has always implied a negative connotation, and rightly so as hackers snoop around places they are not supposed to, accessing and retrieving sensitive […]

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