Monthly Archives: April 2014

University of Virginia researchers can predict violent crime via Twitter

Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters — even before a crime has been committed. Researchers at the University of Virginia demonstrated tweets could predict certain kinds of crimes if the correct … Continue reading

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Cyber Security Professionals continue to be in high demand

A recent Washington Post article reported that the D.C. region has more cyber job openings than any other area in the US. The requirement that candidates hold a CISSP certification was likely a factor in such a high percentage of … Continue reading

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Major bug called “Heartbleed” exposes Internet data

An encryption tool used by a large chunk of the Internet is flawed, potentially exposing reams of data meant to be hidden from prying eyes. The┬ánewly discovered security bug nicknamed Heartbleed has exposed millions of usernames, passwords and reportedly credit … Continue reading

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