Cybersecurity http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Wells-Goodfellow "Hot Spot" Pays Dividends http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wells-goodfellow-hot-spot-pays-dividends <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">St. Louis police said last month’s decision to <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wells-goodfellow-next-site-st-louis-police-hot-spot-policing" target="_blank">dedicate additional resources</a> to the </span>Wells-Goodfellow<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> neighborhood on the city's northwest side is paying off.</span></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 23:10:45 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 36735 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Wells-Goodfellow "Hot Spot" Pays Dividends Ethical Hacker Charlie Miller On Security In The Digital Age http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ethical-hacker-charlie-miller-security-digital-age <p>There’s tech in your car and tech in your phone. Internet connections in your Xbox and your printer. Convenient. But also a potential conduit to breach your security.</p><p>A person with the know-how can even remotely hack into your steering wheel. With his research partner Chris Xavier, Charlie Miller of Wildwood, Mo. recently revealed this <a href="http://news.msn.com/science-technology/hackers-hijack-control-ford-explorer-toyota-prius">vulnerability in cars</a> as part of an enterprise in what he calls "white hat" or "ethical" hacking.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 19:47:21 +0000 Camille Phillips 29121 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ethical Hacker Charlie Miller On Security In The Digital Age New Cybersecurity Education Programs Offered By St. Louis Area Universities http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-cybersecurity-education-programs-offered-st-louis-area-universities <p>Employment in the field of information security, web development and computer networks—cybersecurity—is expected to increase 22 percent by 2020, <a href="http://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts-web-developers-and-computer-network-architects.htm">according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics</a>. Washington University and Fontbonne University are offering new cybersecurity&nbsp;programs this Fall in response to the growing demand in the workforce for people in this field.<em style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</em></p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 22:03:41 +0000 Camille Phillips 28315 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Cybersecurity Education Programs Offered By St. Louis Area Universities Joint Center At Scott AFB Helps Protect Against Persistent Cyberattacks http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/joint-center-scott-afb-helps-protect-against-persistent-cyberattacks <p>Cybersecurity is especially vital to the nation's military. Last year U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base formed the Joint Cyber Center <a href="http://www.transcom.mil/news/read.cfm?id=8933">"in recognition of cyberspace as a warfighting domain. "</a></p><p>Colonel Tom Clancy is Chief of the Joint Cyber Center at Scott Air Force Base. He said that during routine sweeps in 2011, more than 44,000 "attempted accesses to systems" at U.S. Transportation Command were discovered. That number quadrupled in 2012. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 22:00:03 +0000 Camille Phillips 28322 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Joint Center At Scott AFB Helps Protect Against Persistent Cyberattacks