By SHEERA FRENKEL
Published: May 28, 2017
A recent attack on the accounts of Defense Department employees suggests how easily people can be duped into clicking on dangerous links.
By PAUL MOZUR
Published: May 23, 2017
The software’s victory over the world’s best player of the Chinese game demonstrates how artificial intelligence can increasingly outperform humans at complex tasks.
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“October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month which is an annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity. We live in a world that is more connected than ever before. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether we realize it or not. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives to raise awareness about cybersecurity, provide them with tools and resources needed to stay safe online, and increase the resiliency of the Nation in the event of a cyber incident.” https://www.dhs.gov/national-cyber-security-awareness-month
UIC is focusing on increasing users’ awareness and understanding of Phishing scams this year, with a weekly page highlighting important information. Take a look:
From the UIC CS site:
The best way to find out more about us is to attend one of our open house gatherings to see our department and meet some of our faculty and staff. These gatherings are targeted towards prospective students who are currently either high school juniors or seniors or are considering transferring from a community college. Parents and friends are also welcome.
Open House gatherings will be held on the dates shown below, many of which are days when Chicago Public Schools and some suburban districts do not have school: