Why people delay software updates, despite the risks
In a study published in the latest issue of the Journal of Cybersecurity, a team of CyLab researchers found that the time-cost of updates and individuals’ risk preferences have a significant impact on whether or not a user applies a software update, and how long it takes them to do so.
New infrastructure will enhance privacy in today’s Internet of Things
A team of Carnegie Mellon researchers just launched the IoT Assistant, an app that informs users about what IoT technologies are around them and what data they are collecting. An accompanying cloud-based portal allows IoT owners to register their devices to the infrastructure.
“Hacked! An Escape Room Experience” puts you in cybercriminals’ shoes
“Hacked! An Escape Room Experience” will hold one session per day January 28 – 30 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the Cohon University Center. Each session can handle up to 50 participants, and all students, staff, or faculty at CMU are eligible to participate.
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