Join UMUC for an Evening in Cyberspace, a Black-Tie Gala, April 2, 2011

March 29, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Proceeds from this black-tie event will help fund scholarships for students enrolled in the university’s cybersecurity programs. The event will feature a keynote by General Michael V. Hayden (USAF, Retired), principal of The Chertoff Group and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency.
Visit to register. For more information, please e-mail […]

Hackers breach security giant RSA’s network

March 18, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

EMC’s security division RSA has revealed its own network has been breached by hackers who launched an ‘extremely sophisticated’ attack that may have compromised the company’s SecureID authentication service.

In a note to customers, executive chairman Art Coviello said the company had identified a sophisticated cyber attack in the form of an advanced persistent threat (APT). […]

TakeDownCon Dallas 2011

March 10, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

TakeDown will offer some of the most sought-after information security
training that will equip you with the skills to defend your IT security
infrastructures. It covers topics such as Ethical Hacking, Computer
Forensics, Penetration Testing, Application Security, Social
Engineering, and Physical Security, among others. Some of the available
training at TakeDownCon Dallas 2011: […]

White House Conference on Cyber-Bullying Prevention

March 10, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Today, March 10 at 10:30am EST the President, First Lady, the Department of Education, and the Department of Health and Human Services will welcome students, parents, and teachers to the White House for a Conference on Cyber-Bullying Prevention.

Cyber bullying is bullying through digital communication technologies such as emails, instant messaging, text-messages, digital photos, web postings, and other means of electronic communications.

The conference begins with opening remarks by The President and the First Lady on bullying prevention. […]