Category Archives: Information Technology

Opinion: Academic Publishing Is Broken | The Scientist

The current system by which academics publish their scientific discoveries is a massive waste of money. By Michael P. Taylor | March 19, 2012 http://the-scientist.com/2012/03/19/opinion-academic-publishing-is-broken/ Academic publishers are currently up in armsabout the Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA)—a bill that … Continue reading

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Security+: Hardening Internal Systems and Services

  Security+: Hardening Internal Systems and Services One of the best defenses at securing your systems and networks is hardening the internal systems and services. This is not a one-time task, but an ongoing maintenance you’ll need to incorporate. You … Continue reading

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Security+: Security Threats, Social Engineering, Cyber-Attacks

  Security+: Security Threats, Social Engineering, Cyber-Attacks With the advance of the internet, cyber-hacking, cracking, and digital mischief … threats to computer systems, networks, and the internet is growing an an exponential rate. These threats range from social engineering, to … Continue reading

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Security+: Authentication, Cryptography, Encryption

Security+: Authentication, Cryptography, Encryption There are several authentication schemes in computer security including something you know – like passwords, something you have – like a key, and something you are – such as physical characteristics that can prove who you … Continue reading

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Security+

Security + “Security Plus or Security+” is a Information Technology Certification that is operated by a non-profit trade association known as CompTIA – or the Computing Technology Industry Association – that in 1982 was created by the ABCD – Association … Continue reading

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Security+ Fundamentals and Mitigating Threats

Security+: Security Fundamentals, Mitigating Threats Computers and Networks possess vulnerabilities and mitigations associated with network devices, including privelege escalation and weak passowrds. There are many things the industry is doing to tackle these weak links in order to ‘harden’ their … Continue reading

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