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STEM Girl Scout Cookie Sales Help Fund STEM Badges, Including Cybersecurity and Programming

It's officially Girl Scout cookie season, and that means you’re doing a good thing when you buy those boxes of cookies. The Girl Scouts offer science- and technology-related badges and journeys to introduce girls to computer science, robotics, mechanical engineering, space exploration, and cybersecurity.

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Pamela Rentz
Locked padlock on a computer screen Using Open Source Tools for Security Testing

Performing a series of security tests before deployment of your application has become paramount. But that doesn't have to mean a suite of costly tools. Plenty of open source security testing tools have become viable options. Here's why you should consider open source tools for your different types of security testing.

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Saurabh Hooda
owasp logo OWASP Releases Latest Top 10 IoT Vulnerabilities

The growing list of internet-connected devices bring amazing benefits, but the sharing of valuable information that brings this convenience also brings security concerns. The Open Web Application Security Project has released its Top 10 Internet of Things 2018 list of the highest-priority issues.

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Pamela Rentz
Skull and crossbones shown on a computer screen Protect Your Software through Threat Modeling

Many software organizations are overwhelmed with a laundry list of vulnerabilities. They often have no idea where to start, how to determine prioritization, and whether or not those vulnerabilities accurately represent the threats to our applications, users, and data. Threat modeling is a simple yet effective solution.

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Alan Crouch
password list Better Check This List: Worst Passwords of 2018

We’ve embraced the IoT in our everyday lives, yet with so many connection points, there’s a risky habit too many of us still need to break—using weak passwords. SplashData evaluated more than five million passwords leaked online during the previous year and compiled the top worst passwords for 2018.

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Pamela Rentz
Red lit-up keyboard 4 Reasons Cybersecurity Is More Important Than Ever

Ignoring cybersecurity risks can be disastrous. And as recent hacks and scams have shown, it is not only large organizations or corporations that are being targeted, but also the personal data of everyday people. Here are four reasons cybersecurity is more important than ever, as well as ways you can protect yourself.

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Ryan Bronson
Tablet next to a smartphone Up Your Security: Turn On Two-Factor Authentication

You may think that if you always take care not to share personal information online and regularly update security settings, turning on two-factor authentication is an unnecessary step. But the truth is there is always a risk. Let's look into how two-factor authentication keeps your personal information more secure.

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Owen Gotimer
For The Web logo Is It Time to Stand Up for the Web?

Does the Web need fixing? Widely acknowledged as the creator of the World Wide Web back in 1994 and the current Director of the World Wide Web Consortium on web standards, Tim Berners-Lee launched #ForTheWeb to help resolve what the organization views as current risks and future challenges.

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Pamela Rentz