Articles by Philip Baczewski, executive director, University Information Technology
October: Securing the Human
Most cybersecurity experts agree that the number one vulnerability leading to IT system and data breaches are the people who are using or have responsibility for managing those systems. It's not a coincidence that UNT's mandated employee security training is entitled "Securing the Human." As more of our business and communications occur on computer networks, it is unfortunately natural that some will attempt to gain an advantage (monetary or otherwise) by breaching those networks and the systems they connect. The easiest path is via social engineering — that is, tricking humans into divulging information that would and should normally remain private. Read more.
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May: Fair Credit
February: Bitcoins in the News
October: The Internet as We Know IT
August: Life Imitates Art Imitates Life
June: The Once and Proper Internet
April: How Smart is Your Phone?
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