Richard Stiennon, President of IT-Harvest is an international authority on security and a frequent contributor to the Internet Advisor. Richard will give us his outlook on top security concerns from a global and national perspective. Will this state sponsored hacking go from Cold War to a very Hot War with an attack on our infrastructure?
Ridgely Evers, CEO of TrustPipe reveals a new way of security your computer, servers and even hardware against the slickest attacks by hackers. Don’t miss this conversation; it could be the difference between security and misery in 2015.
Mike Brennan, Editor and Host of MiTechNews
Emily Hay , founder and CEO of HayThereSocialMedia and our social media expert, looks into her crystal ball and tells us what to …
Patrick Thibodeau, Computerworld
Nov. 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — As the U.S. Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta delivered strong warnings about the risks of cyberattacks on the country. His conviction that a possible “cyber Pearl Harbor” may be looming has not tempered since leaving the post last year.
In fact, Panetta today said that the risk of a major cyberattack against the nation’s infrastructure is “the most serious threat in the 21st century.”
Richard Stiennon is a noted expert in Internet Security who attended the Black Hat Security Conference this past week. Richard’s extensive history in digital security has made him a sought after consultant to governments and corporations around the globe. He feels the bigger story is: Is Russia Poised to Retaliate Against Recent Sanctions with Cyber War?
Nicole Johnson has been a Systems Engineer and has worked across business units within Cisco for over 8 years. Her experience ranges from Security Consulting to Technical Marketing for Learning and Development. She has served as an Adjunct Professor at Davenport University and Lansing Community College. Nicole is also a leader in the community with technology oriented non-profit and learning organizations. Recently she won the mentee of the year award from MCWT for working …
(Reuters) – E-commerce company eBay Inc said hackers stole email addresses, birthdays and other identity information between late February and early March in a data breach that may have affected a “large number” of accounts.
In the latest major cyber attack at a U.S. company, eBay said it had found no evidence of unauthorized access to financial or credit card information, which is stored separately in encrypted formats.
Thanks to Ed Rudel for lead
Summary: The traditional antivirus is “dead” and “doomed to failure,” Symantec’s information security chief declares. Quelle surprise, considering Norton is fading into oblivion. But what next?
The antivirus giant said that end-point security technology isn’t a “moneymaker” in any way, and highlighted that the company needs to adjust and adapt.
Which isn’t a surprise for Symantec, whose Norton antivirus products have barely made any new dents in the security market in years — despite it being bundled with almost every new Windows computer as premium bloatware.
But what Dye was saying is that the malware market is dwindling and hackers are instead increasingly focusing on cyberattacks, like denial-of-service assaults, spearphishing, and network intrusion, rather than mass-emailing a crafted executable file randomly to millions — including to a burgeoining base of Mac users that are immune to such attacks.
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Dan Lohrmann, Michigan Chief Security Officer
Michigan is breaking onto the national scene as one of the leaders in the battle for Cyber Security thanks to our Nerd in Chief, Gov. Rick Snyder. Dan will outline some of the highlights of this conference that has room for both business and individuals.
Darlene Trudell, ESD President shares the scope of The Engineering Society of Detroit, community outreach activities, such as The Michigan Regional Future City Competition and Engineering SMArT Detroit to promote students’ interest in science and technology.
Dr. Stephen Rapundalo, MichBio Executive Director, talk about the MichBio Expo Oct. 15-16 in Kalamazoo.
Dr. Rapundalo has spent many years in the Bio Tech world and will share Michigan’s unique place in research and development and the role that bio tech is playing in our economy.
Fr. John Huber, Principal at CCHS explains why this venerable institution of higher learning finds itself on the cutting edge of technology.
Richard Stiennon, noted author, cyber security expert and media analyst will discuss Presidential Policy Directive 21: Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience. PPD 21 how it impacts your privacy and whether it can help save us from cyberwar. Richard is also the author of Up and To the Right: Strategy for Influence. Richard’s analysis of the President’s directive: PPD 21: Extreme Risk Management Gone Wrong
Entrepreneur-YOU : Tiffany M. Jones, Vice President, Regional Marketing & Communications Manager for Huntington Bank, East Michigan Region shares a vision for encouraging women entrepreneurs in SE Michigan.
Microsoft Surface Pro Arrives: Dave Sawyer, Heartland Microsoft Technical Center, Technical Director brings this brand new powerful PC in a hybrid tablet form to the studio to discuss its place in technology and possibly in your home.
Getting Windows 8 and Microsoft Office 2013 Straight. Aaron Guilmette of Apex Digital joins us again as the answer man on all things Windows 8 and explains the mysteries of Office 2013.
MiTech News.Com: We launch a …