How to nurture your child’s security genius

Is your child a security genius? If you think so, here’s what you can do to harness that potential for a career that is exciting and financially lucrative.

Back to university: cybersecurity now a major concern in higher education

Cybersecurity topics and panels were rated one of the “6 Best Things” at the recent Campus Tech conference, in Boston.

What I learned at Cyber Boot Camp (Instructor Edition)

Teaching computer security to highly motivated students at Cyber Boot Camp reveals a lack of basic computer science education in California Schools.

What I learned at Cyber Boot Camp this summer: 7 lessons

The annual Cyber Boot Camp in San Diego aims to develop the skills, mindset, and moral code required defend networks against criminal abuse. Here are just seven of the many lessons students learned at this year’s event.

Cyber Boot Camp: a head start for tomorrow’s cyber workforce

Every June, a select group of students from high schools and middle schools in San Diego County, California, get five days of intense education in the art of defending computer systems.

A beginner’s guide to starting in InfoSec

Much ink has been spilt about the shortage of people trained in information security – especially the lack of women in the industry. Lysa Myers discusses.

Phish Phood for Thought

In 2007, David Harley and Andrew Lee suggested at Virus Bulletin that poorly-designed phish quizzes did more harm than good. Has the picture changed much?

Private cybersecurity school set to open in London

A school entirely focussed on teaching cybersecurity skills has launched in the UK, reports Computer Business Review.

2014 Security Lessons: Making 2015 More Secure

A few days ago, I gave a webinar titled Make 2015 More Secure: Lessons from 2014, which was a follow-up to the 2014 Mid-Year Threat Report webinar from this summer.

Virus Bulletin and AVAR: a conference paper is for life

ESET conference papers from the 2014 Virus Bulletin and AVAR conferences are now available.

AVAR Down Under – Security Researchers at Work

ESET will be well represented in papers presented at the AVAR conference in November, but that’s not the only interesting content on the agenda.

How to protect your identity at school

Young people are targeted for data theft at 35 times the rate of adults – they are considered an easy target for both digital and physical theft. You can make going back to school an easier transition by ensuring your data and devices are secure both at school and at home.

Criminals target school data: top 10 security measures for educational institutions

Every educational institution should be aware that cyber criminals make money by stealing personal information and selling it on the black market to other criminals who turn the data into cash through a range of fraudulent schemes. Here are ten security measures schools should take to defend against this type of data crime.

Cyber Boot Camp and tomorrow’s cyber security professionals

The top three teams from the fifth annual Mayors’ Cyber Cup will attend Cyber Boot Camp at the headquarters of ESET North America for five days of hands-on security training and lectures from IT experts, law enforcement, and career advisors.

How do you know if your child’s ID has been stolen?

When it comes to identity theft, the most successful attack is on the person least likely to be aware of activity being carried out in his or her name. That being the case, it is hard to imagine anyone who better fits the bill than a child.

Why are so many kids still not receiving computer science education?

The city of Chicago recently announced a change to the curriculum for schools in their district that would introduce children as young as primary school to computer science concepts. It would also allow students to count computer science as a core subject that fulfills graduation requirements. What does this say about the current state of computer-related education?

Do consumers pass the buck on online safety? New survey reveals mixed messages

Who is responsible for privacy and online safety on social networks? ESET asked Harris Interactive to poll American adults and found some interesting responses, positive advances in cyber-citizenship, but also some apparent disconnects.

Parents need to teach pre-school children to use the internet safely

Pre-school children should learn to get to grips with technology and its problems, argues David Harley, ESET Senior Research Fellow.

Security awareness for the smaller business

People are often the weakest link when it comes to business security lapses. Here’s our guide to providing security training and awareness for your staff.

Securing Your Holiday Tech Gifts, Part 1: Windows PC Guide

[UPDATE #1:  (21 Dec 2012, 5:30PM) ESET Researcher Cameron Camp has just published the second part of this series on securing your Android device.  Read it here on the ESET Threat Blog at Securing Your Holiday Tech Gifts, Part 2: Android Guide.  AG] December is upon us, and whether you have a Christmas tree, menorah,

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