Five Tips to Stay Cyber Safe While Shopping Online This Holiday Season

Five Tips to Stay Cyber Safe While Shopping Online This Holiday Season

Having your identity stolen can turn the merriest of holidays into the scariest. And this year will be prime for hackers who know many of us will be doing our holiday shopping online. “The upcoming holiday season is the most important season for cybercriminals who will do everything they can to steal your data,” said [...]
Detecting Deepfake Photos, Videos with a Computerized Brain

Detecting Deepfake Photos, Videos with a Computerized Brain

Imagine seeing yourself in a photo or video that was never taken, with your head possibly appearing on another person’s body. You’re likely a victim of a deepfake cyberattack — where cyber attackers expertly alter images and videos shared on a social media platform to fool people into believing what they are seeing is true. [...]
Mizzou Cyber Range to Focus on Cyber Pretense Strategies

Mizzou Cyber Range to Focus on Cyber Pretense Strategies

Hackers are getting smarter about ways to steal sensitive information from the cloud. Now, a new “Mizzou Cyber Range” will train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals to fight back using cyber pretense strategies. Armed with new grant funding from the National Security Agency, Prasad Calyam and his team are building the Mizzou Cyber Range [...]
Cybersecurity Club Will Provide New Opportunities

Cybersecurity Club Will Provide New Opportunities

A new Cybersecurity Club will give Mizzou Engineering students the opportunity to hone their technical skills, compete in regional and national events and meet industry professionals. “The club is not only focused on the academic aspect but also on the social aspect,” said Ronny Bazan Antequera, an assistant teaching professor in the Information Technology Program. [...]
Mizzou to Offer Cyber Security Camp Virtually this Summer

Mizzou to Offer Cyber Security Camp Virtually this Summer

Mizzou Engineering will offer a cyber security camp for high school students virtually this year. The Hacker Tracker camp is typically part of Mizzou Summer Camps. However, the university has canceled other 2020 camps because of COVID-19 concerns. The Hacker Tracker Cyber Security Virtual Camp gives participants the opportunity to learn coding and cyber defense [...]

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