Posted Date: 15 Feb 2013
Effective Date: 15 Feb 2013
This week, NUIT's Senior Data Security Analyst, Roger Safian, discusses information security issues of concern to the NU community, including:
- Several important updates including to Microsoft and Adobe
- Smartphone tips, including lockscreen vulnerability with iOS 6.1 and advice for travel
- What you need to know about President Obama's cybersecurity executive order
Links mentioned in this session are available below in Additional Information. Listen now.
The Information Security News podcast series, hosted by Senior Data Security Analyst Roger Safian, provides the Northwestern University community with timely information security issues and tips for a more secure computing experience.
The Information Security News series is a complement to the NUIT to Go series, which focuses on current and upcoming information technology services, initiatives, and support. Have a topic you'd like to suggest? Contact NUIT Communications.
- Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2013
- Security Updates Available for Adobe Flash Player
- Security Advisory for Adobe Reader and Acrobat
- Thanks, Adobe. Protection for critical zero-day exploit not on by default
- Microsoft's cybersecurity report rethinks global web landscape
- Should you risk jailbreaking your iPhone?
- iPhone lockscreen can be bypassed with new iOS 6.1 trick
- Hacking The Laptop Docking Station
- Best Practices for Keeping Your Home Network Secure
- Traveling Overseas with Mobile Phones, Laptops, PDAs, and Other Electronic Devices.
- $200 Million Card Fraud Scheme Alleged
- Obama's cybersecurity executive order: What you need to know
- Emergency Alert System devices vulnerable to hacker attacks, researchers say
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Last Updated: 15 February 2013