Cybersecurity News & Events In Colorado Springs
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Pikes Peak Community College and UCCS have developed two articulation agreements that will allow PPCC cybersecurity students to seamlessly transfer to UCCS to finish their four-year degree.
The Department of Defense’s new program for third-party cybersecurity assessments of contractors is starting to answer some of the important questions about who those third-party assessors will be.
Coronavirus-related hacking campaigns are very popular – and attackers can easily mimic governments and organisations around the world in an effort to dupe victims into handing over data.
Microsoft has now joined Intel in confirming a newly reported security vulnerability with Thunderbolt ports, one that enables an attacker with physical access to a PC to modify the port’s controller firmware, disabling its security. As I reported last week, almost all Windows PCs with Thunderbolt ports are vulnerable, except a few from last year that shipped with Kernel DMA protection enabled.
The vulnerability is one of 39 affecting various aspects of the mobile OS that the company fixed in a security update this week.
The US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has issued a rare cyber-security alert today warning member organizations of “a widespread, ongoing phishing campaign.”