Tag Archives: cybersecurity

Maximum Security

See what the Spark crew is up to in this issue!
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Meet Anuja Sonalker!

Dr. Anuja Sonalker is an expert in cyber security for embedded and distributed networked systems. She brings together a broad set of technical skills, demonstrated leadership and experience from working with government, academia and with industry leaders. She has lead various efforts in the past 16+ years in automotive cyber security, intrusion detection, internet infrastructure security, wireless systems security, sensor networks, security protocol design and cryptography.Read More

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Encryption and Code Breaking

A huge amount of personal information is stored on our computers and on the Internet. Just like spies use codes to send secret messages, computers encrypt data so it’s more difficult to access and understand. In this activity, you will pair up with a friend to learn some basic code making techniques to explore how computers encode and decode information and how hackers can exploit weak encryption and bad passwords to access sensitive information.
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Securing Cyber Space

Your phone, your watch, your home, your car: These days more and more of the objects we use every day are connected to the Internet and more and more of our personal data is being stored online. This increasing reliance on networked technology means that cybersecurity breaches have the potential to bring about devastating damage. Read More

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Secure Your Cyber Skills with Online Training, Camps, and Competitions

The world needs more well trained cybersecurity experts and there are plenty of resources and programs available to help you to become one of them.

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Setting Standards for Safety: The IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative

The IEEE has been helping engineers identify and fight against cyberattacks for more than three decades. The IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy just marked its 35th anniversary in 2015.

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TIPS AND ADVICE

Explore Wearables with Hands-On Kits and Camps

Want to try making your own wearable device? There are kits that can help you build or program your own wearable. Or, if you want a more immersive experience, check out a tech camp or workshop to give wearable design a try.

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IEEE SPOTLIGHT

Sharing and Securing Wearable Tech

The IEEE and its members have been at the forefront of wearable technology, working to share advancements and research, highlight security concerns, and develop standards for wearable development, communication, and security.

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