Cybersecurity topics and panels were rated one of the “6 Best Things” at the recent Campus Tech conference, in Boston.
Teaching computer security to highly motivated students at Cyber Boot Camp reveals a lack of basic computer science education in California Schools.
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.
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 school entirely focussed on teaching cybersecurity skills has launched in the UK, reports Computer Business Review.
ESET conference papers from the 2014 Virus Bulletin and AVAR conferences are now available.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The internet is a vast source of information for all of us, and naturally some people use that information for good, and some for ill, like grooming and stalking children. So what things can you as a parent, teacher, or other concerned adult do to protect kids against online predators and solicitation?
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.
Pre-school children should learn to get to grips with technology and its problems, argues David Harley, ESET Senior Research Fellow.