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Credibility is Critical to CISO Success by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Apr 18th 2016
The CISO is a relatively new addition to the long-standing senior leadership team that usually includes the CEO, COO, CFO, CTO and CIO. It is thought that these positions must work together to combat cybersecurity threats, but to mitigate these threats, the CISO must be able to exert influence.  [...]
Handicap Accessibility: Handicapped and special assistance parking is available in Lot A, adjacent to the EagleBank Arena's South Entrance. Additionally, the West entrance has a drop-off location close to entrance doors. Wheelchair areas are conveniently located in all corner balconies on the main concourse [...]
Scholarship Recipient Credits Mason for Her Transformation by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Apr 13th 2016
Smith’s family contributed as much as they could, and she held three part-time jobs working 20-30 hours a week during the semester and 40 hours a week during the summer to earn money to put toward her education. These efforts combined with the scholarships she earned enabled her to continue her education [...]
Gujanicic, a finance major, has played in 119 games and started in 40 contests during his 4-year career with the Patriots. He was the Patriot nominee for the NABC Allstate Good Works Team in 2014. This is a prestigious community service award that recognizes student-athletes who are committed to enriching [...]
Student Group Volunteers to Help Those in Need by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Mar 25th 2016
The group made 25 blankets that were distributed through a partnership with Mobile Hope to families and 17-24 year olds in need. Mobile Hope helps those who are precariously housed, homeless and at risk, offering services that include helping find employment, housing, or transportation for someone who [...]
Shuffling May Be Best Cybersecurity Defense by Mary Crowson -- Mar 22nd 2016
Denial-of-service attacks, which work by overwhelming a target system thereby forcing it to shut down and deny service to legitimate users, are increasing in severity as assault methods become more sophisticated and attackers’ goals more sinister. These types of attacks hit a record high in 2015 increasing [...]
“The states that are examining these ventures from a regulatory standpoint have a legitimate interest in protecting their citizens,” Esherick said. “But I’m guessing they are just as interested in the potential revenue for their budgets if fantasy sports businesses have to pay a gambling fee [...]
“Much like the U.S., our government values accessibility,” says Jyan. “We share our data with the public, allowing others to gather information critical to their interests. Our country encourages open lines of communication between government and citizens; we want people to be actively engaged [...]