cyber security http://tpr.org en The Source: This Week In Government Spying http://tpr.org/post/source-week-government-spying <p>We can neither confirm nor deny that clicking on this post will flag you with the National Security Agency.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:58:45 +0000 Paul Flahive 34832 at http://tpr.org The Source: This Week In Government Spying Air Force Strengthening Cyber Security Command In San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/air-force-strengthening-cyber-security-command-san-antonio <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Department of Defense is in the final phase of a major expansion of its cyber security mission in San Antonio.</p><p>The Air Force plans to place 1,100 new team members at Joint Base San Antonio and other locations around the city.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:21:42 +0000 Eileen Pace 34043 at http://tpr.org Air Force Strengthening Cyber Security Command In San Antonio UTSA-Lead Group Gets Federal Grant For Cyber Security Research http://tpr.org/post/utsa-lead-group-gets-federal-grant-cyber-security-research <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The University of Texas at San Antonio is collaborating on an &nbsp;$800,000 grant from the federal government for cyber security research.</span></p><p>The sizable contribution from the Federal Emergency Management Agency isn’t going to student programs, instead it's going to the National Cyber Security Preparedness Consortium, a joint venture between UTSA -- which is the lead -- Texas A&amp;M, Memphis University, University of Arkansas and Norwhich University.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:20:55 +0000 Joey Palacios 30020 at http://tpr.org UTSA-Lead Group Gets Federal Grant For Cyber Security Research The Source: Windows XP And Heartbleed Virus Still Kicking http://tpr.org/post/source-windows-xp-and-heartbleed-virus-still-kicking <p>Last week saw the demise of support for arguably the most popular operating system that Microsoft will ever have. A full 27 percent of users today still use Windows XP, but the company that built the program 13 years ago is telling users to upgrade or risk the wild world of the web unprotected.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:10:48 +0000 Paul Flahive 30018 at http://tpr.org The Source: Windows XP And Heartbleed Virus Still Kicking Local Security Expert Recommends Two-Level Authentication After Heartbleed Breach http://tpr.org/post/local-security-expert-recommends-two-level-authentication-after-heartbleed-breach <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Heartbleed<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> bug may be old news by now, but companies with OpenSSL websites were still working over the weekend to determine their exposure.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Mention of the word 'heartbleed' early last week got an most a quizzical look, but by the end of the week people were cued in and some were a bit scared.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:35:21 +0000 Eileen Pace 29929 at http://tpr.org Local Security Expert Recommends Two-Level Authentication After Heartbleed Breach BBB Warns Of Scammers Promising Latest News On Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight http://tpr.org/post/bbb-warns-scammers-promising-latest-news-missing-malaysian-airlines-flight <p>The Better Business Bureau is cautioning consumers about a new scam designed to capture the attention of those following the developing Malaysian Airlines flight 370 story.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The BBB reports the scam is turning up on social media, mainly Facebook and Twitter, and requires the user to click on a link to get the latest on the missing plane.</span></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:51:19 +0000 Eileen Pace 29661 at http://tpr.org BBB Warns Of Scammers Promising Latest News On Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight Training Opportunity Gets Military Cyber Security Specialists Help Toward Entrepreneurship http://tpr.org/post/training-opportunity-gets-military-cyber-security-specialists-help-toward-entrepreneurship <p>Military cyber security specialists are becoming a welcome part of the civilian workforce, and now there's<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;a training opportunity in San Antonio for veterans and military members who may be headed in an entrepreneurial direction.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It wasn’t so long ago that few had heard about cyber security, but it suddenly rocketed into reality for a broad cross section of shoppers after the recent data breach at Target stores.</span></p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:44:55 +0000 Eileen Pace 28513 at http://tpr.org Training Opportunity Gets Military Cyber Security Specialists Help Toward Entrepreneurship The Source: U.S. Gives Up The Internet http://tpr.org/post/source-us-gives-internet <p>The United States will give up control of the Internet in September of next year, when its contract between the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers &nbsp;(ICANN) expires.</p><p>The U.S. will no longer be in the business of top-level domain names and IP numbering.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:55:15 +0000 Paul Flahive 28402 at http://tpr.org The Source: U.S. Gives Up The Internet The Source: Is Facial Recognition A Threat To Privacy? | Making It In San Antonio's Art World http://tpr.org/post/source-facial-recognition-threat-privacy-making-it-san-antonios-art-world <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 19:55:55 +0000 Paul Flahive 26496 at http://tpr.org The Source: Is Facial Recognition A Threat To Privacy? | Making It In San Antonio's Art World The Source: Is Texas Corrupt? | Are Massive Retail IT Breaches The New Normal? http://tpr.org/post/source-texas-corrupt-are-massive-retail-it-breaches-new-normal <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former Virginia </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Bob McDonnell was indicted last week, former Mayor of New Orleans Ray </span>Nagin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is in court for 21 counts of corruption and Jesse Jackson </span>jr<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. resigned last year, but what does Texas look like?</span></p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:35:49 +0000 Paul Flahive 25790 at http://tpr.org The Source: Is Texas Corrupt? | Are Massive Retail IT Breaches The New Normal?