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  1. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM)

    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM)

    The theme for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020 is "Do Your Part." #BeCyberSmart Take an active role in protecting and enhancing cybersecurity and taking personal accountability. Started in 2009, the goal of NCSAM is to raise awareness ...

  2. Be Internet Awesome Direct Integration With Google Classroom

    Google has an excellent, interactive games-based resource for teaching students about Internet safety, called Be Internet Awesome. This resource has been around for a while, but Google has just released a new tool to help teachers directly integrate ...

  3. 12 Questions to Ask When Deciding on Makerspace Equipment

    12 Questions to Ask When Deciding on Makerspace Equipment

    There are many options when it comes to equipping your makerspace with tools and gadgets. How do you decide which you should purchase and which you should pass on? We’ve compiled a list of 12 questions to ask yourself as you are evaluating which ...

  4. Accessing Online Resources From Everywhere

    Accessing Online Resources From Everywhere

    MOREnet’s online resources are an invaluable part of your membership service package. There are tens of thousands of articles, ebooks, newspapers, videos and photos available for your students. However, if you are not set up properly, accessing ...

  5. Malware Spotlight: Emotet

    Malware Spotlight: Emotet

    The Emotet Trojan was first discovered in 2014. Designed as a banking Trojan, its purpose was to infect your computer in order to steal sensitive information. Its delivery method is via email which contains malicious links, scripts or macro-enabled ...

  6. 10 Tips for Debugging Code

    10 Tips for Debugging Code

    Troubleshooting, or debugging, code can be frustrating and tedious. It is one of the biggest things that turns most students (and teachers) off of coding. These 10 tips are intended to help teachers not only teach debugging techniques but also give ...

  7. Online Gaming Safety

    Online Gaming Safety

    Billions of online video accounts have been breached. Online gaming is a lucrative target for hackers. Cybercriminals will steal user accounts and sell them on the black market. The market for stolen accounts is even bigger that the gaming industry ...

  8. Your System is Locked!

    Your System is Locked!

    No one wants to see this dreaded message pop up on the computer. This message, or variants of it, mean that your system has fallen victim to ransomware. Your system is unusable and all of your files are encrypted. Now what?The first thing you need to ...

  9. EIR Grant From US Dept of Education for Scalable Game Design

    The eMINTS National Center at the University of Missouri’s College of Education is applying for an Education Innovation Research (EIR) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The proposal for this $4 million grant is related to the improvement ...

  10. Biometric Technology. What Are The Risks?

    Biometric Technology. What Are The Risks?

    Biometric technologies refer to the ways to identify a person based on some aspect of their biology through the use of technology. Fingerprint, voice, eye and facial recognition are all forms of biometric technology. The advantages of using ...

  11. Cyber Insurance: Is Ransomware Driving Up Costs?

    Cyber Insurance: Is Ransomware Driving Up Costs?

    Most organizations have varying types of insurance policies to protect them in case something goes wrong. Cyber Insurance is designed to protect an organization from an incident that occurs related to IT. Specifically, cyber insurance will provide ...

  12. Credential Theft

    Credential Theft

    Credential theft involves the illegal acquisition of personal information that a person or organization will use to access secure sites and data. This usually means login information and passwords used on banking, shopping and proprietary sites or ...

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