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How Do You Take Cybersecurity Off The Back-Burner?

Following the news about the Institute of Directors on cybersecurity, Greg Day urges UK executives and IT teams to bridge the gap between them and finally take cybersecurity off the back-burner. Greg Day, VP and Chief Security Officer EMEA at … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

90% of kids abused online don’t speak out: Experts

Nearly 90% of children abused online are too afraid to speak out, keeping parents in the dark, say experts, putting the onus on schools to spread awareness on the need to report such incidents. At a panel discussion in the city on Monday, involving Unicef representatives, child psychologists and police, experts tracked the worrying rise in children being victims and perpetrators of cyber bullying.

Although the National Crime Records Bureau doesn’t have a separate category for cybercrimes against children, studies done in the past reveal a murky and apathetic virtual world. A 2014 survey found that one in three children and teenagers had experienced the pain of being bullied online.

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NC man accused of stabbing children argued with wife about cheating, sheriff says

The man charged with stabbing his two young daughters to death had argued with his wife about cheating allegations shortly before the girls were killed, Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin said. Tillman Freeman, 30, entered the Hoke County courthouse Monday wearing a bulletproof vest and showing no emotion. He faces two counts of first-degree murder. Freeman’s daughters 2-year-old Serenity Freeman and 4-day-old Genesis Freeman were found stabbed to death. “He drove it about 200 yards into the wood line, where he repeatedly stabbed those two little girls to death,” the sheriff said. Read More….

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Hackers hit Forsyth schools server, cause disruptions

Forsyth Public Schools were hit with computer malware over the weekend, causing problems for teachers, students, parents and district administrators. The good news, Superintendent Dinny Bennett said, is that whoever did the damage “did not hack our system to take … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

Computer-Savvy Casper Man Sentenced To 10 Years On Child Pornography Charge Read More: Computer-Savvy Casper Man Sentenced To 10 Years On Child Pornography Charge

A federal judge last week ordered a Casper man with sophisticated computer skills to 10 years of imprisonment for possession of child pornography.
U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl also ordered Kyle Steven Hebert to strict probationary terms when he is released during his sentencing hearing Thursday.
A federal grand jury indicted Hebert in February 2016, alleging he possessed child pornography from May 2012 to February 2016, according to court documents.
Hebert had previously been convicted of misdemeanor charge of sexual battery in Georgia in 2000.
He used a sophisticated method of obtaining child pornography through a program called FreeNet, which is different than the traditional peer-to-peer networks used by those to exchange pictures and videos, according to the pretrial memorandum written by Assistant U.

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Carleton University students urged to change passwords after hacking tools discovered

Carleton University students are encouraged to change their passwords after key-logging devices were found in six university computers across three buildings. Keystroke loggers capture information typed into a computer, and can therefore record usernames and passwords used to log into … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

Joint Effort To Promote National Child Abuse Awareness Month

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month and the Children’s Safety Center of Washington County & the Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County is teaming up to enhance the message on this initiative.

Residents can join the fight against child abuse with the Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County by participating in Pinwheels for Prevention. This event is held annually, all across the nation during the month of April, which is Child Abuse Prevention month. This nationally recognized event acknowledges the importance of communities working together to prevent child physical and sexual abuse.

Banners and pinwheels are placed outside of businesses and homes all across America during the month of April to raise awareness of the abuse that is happening and the advocacy centers that are here to help.

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Ex-Sunriver firefighter sentenced for hacking chief’s email

A former Sunriver Fire Department firefighter-paramedic who was president of their labor association was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 200 hours of community service, to be completed within three years, after he pleaded guilty to hacking the fire chief’s computer email … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures hacker proof, #hackerproof

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Cybersecurity Intern

Time Warner Division Time Warner Corporate Industry Corporate Media Area of Interest Internship/Trainee Location United States – New York – New York Requisition # 157521BR Position Type Intern Company Overview Time Warner Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

Match Group’s Tinder Well Positioned In The Online Dating Market; Citi Initiates At Buy

Mark Kelley of Citi initiated coverage of Match Group Inc with a Buy rating and $22 price target as the company given the success of the Tinder platform and new product launches. Online Dating Category Kelley believes Match Group is positioned to take advantage of the rapidly growing and fragmented online dating category, which could be worth as much as $33 billion by 2019. The positive market dynamics bodes well for Tinder, especially as the company will increase its marketing initiatives to grow in markets outside of the United States and Europe. Read More….

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