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Cyber Security
9:21 am
Wed November 21, 2012

UTSA's Cyber Security Center Has Shopping Advice For Cyber Monday Purchases

Associate Director for UTSA’s Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security, Larry Thompson
Eileen Pace Texas Public Radio

Black Friday is right after Thanksgiving - even starting Thursday night at some stores - and then soon after comes Cyber Monday, a multi-Billion dollar day of sales over the Internet; that one day is also a big opportunity for cyber thieves to take advantage of weak links in online security.

You may be focused on turkey and football games, but a quick lesson in cyber security will give you and the family something different to talk about over dinner other than politics.

Last year, Cyber Monday made the leap from a “large” shopping day to a frenzy that can be called “huge.”

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