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“Virtual Internet” Tests Software Solutions for Real World Problems

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Developed by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Cyber Security Division (CSD), the DETER testbed, described as the “Internet in a box” or a “virtual Internet,” provides a safe and secure option to conduct critical cybersecurity experimentation and testing in the context of complex networks and cyber‐physical systems designed to protect the nation’s critical cyber infrastructure.

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Undue Influence: How Can We Be Effectively Warned Not to Give Away Our Information Online?

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Two University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) professors are figuring out the most effective ways we’re influenced to give away personal information online and what warnings would be most effective to get us to stop.

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Johns Hopkins to Co-Host Cyber Security Conference for Top Business Executives

Johns Hopkins information security experts have helped organize an upcoming conference to inform top executives about the growing risks of digital break-ins, how to reduce these risks, and how to manage the aftermath of a data breach.

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U.S. Army Looks to Daphne Yao to Provide a More Secure Cyber Space

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Virginia Tech computer scientist Daphne Yao’s proposed solutions to prevent insider attacks in the cyber security world will provide a leap forward to stronger Army command and control of cyberspace capabilities on the battlefield as well as in day-to-day operations.

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Dynamic, Radical Solutions Needed: 2014 NYIT Cybersecurity Conference Highlights

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Pressing questions fueled lively discussion and much debate during NYIT’s annual cybersecurity conference, at which nearly 250 attendees gathered to gain insights from expert speakers and panelists representing industry, government, and academia.

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Sandia Cyber-Testing Contributes to DHS Transition to Practice

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Through the Department of Homeland Security’s Transition to Practice (TTP) program, cybersecurity technologies developed at Sandia National Laboratories — and at other federal labs — now stand a better chance of finding their way into the real world.

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WUSTL Helps Found Consortium to Advance Internet of the Future

Washington University in St. Louis has helped to establish a new consortium of U.S. universities and leading technology companies designed to promote development and adoption of Named Data Networking.

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Can We Ever Truly Master Password Security? Computer Scientist Weighs In

A Georgia State University computer scientist says having to remember dozens of account passwords makes password security tricky -- and some of the faults with password security fall upon the operators of websites.

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Drexel U. Cybersecurity Experts Available to Discuss Recent Cyberattacks on U.S. Financial Institutions

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UK Information Communication Technology (ICT) Professors Explore Deception in Social Media

The explosion of the Internet and social media has literally put the world at our fingertips, revolutionizing the way people connect and share information. However, for all the positives social media provides, it can also open the door to deception, potentially wreaking havoc on people's lives both personally and professionally.

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