Cyberspace is the 21st century's greatest engine of change. Telecommunications, commercial and financial systems, government operations, food production - virtually every aspect of global civilization now depends on interconnected cyber systems to operate; systems that have helped advance medicine, streamline everyday commerce, and so much more.
Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare is your guide to understanding the intricate nature of this pressing subject. Delivered by cybersecurity expert and professor Paul Rosenzweig, these lessons will open your eyes to the structure of the Internet, the unique dangers it breeds, and the ways we're learning how to understand, manage, and reduce these dangers.In addition, Professor Rosenzweig offers sensible tips on how best to protect yourself, your network, or your business from attack or data loss.Disclaimer: The views expressed in this course are those of the professor and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Defense, or the U.S. government.
Stuxnet was the world's first cyber virus. This video shares how Stuxnet made us critically think of cyberspace and cybersecurity.
Prof. Rosenzweig discusses how Stuxnet—the world's first cyber virus—transformed the world and changed our life. Stuxnet not only caused malfunctioning of the uranium enrichment facility in Natanz, Iran, but also made the world think of cybersecurity measures because of our vulnerability to cyber attacks and their large-scale consequences. Find out how.
Perpetrators of a Trojan attack make use of a historical ploy to gain access to computer systems and wreak havoc. In this video, Prof. Rosenzweig illustrates how this type of cyber intrusion works.
In this video, Prof. Rosenzweig of The George Washington University Law School speaks about the economic costs of cyber crime and cyber intrusions; he also explains why we do not have adequate information about the number of daily intrusions.
If you or someone you know has ever been a victim of cyber crime that involved theft of money or identity, you know how distressing that experience was. To help you understand how a majority of these cyber crimes are perpetrated, Prof. Rosenzweig of The George Washington University Law School takes you on a quick tour of fraud and identity thefts in cyberspace and illustrates the curious case of Nigerian scam artists.
In this video, Prof. Rosenzweig of The George Washington University Law School shows you a data-centric approach to safeguarding your information.
In this video, Prof. Rosenzweig of The George Washington University Law School warns of the grave consequences of leaving footprints in the virtual world. He offers tips for keeping you safe from criminals armed with cameras that capture your information.
We routinely expose personal information over Wi-Fi hotspots and make them enticing targets for surreptitious hackers. Watch this video to learn how you can defend your networks and defeat cyber criminals.
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